Subject: re: install/37209: missed files in postinstal
To: matthew green <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/25/2007 22:29:05
On Mar 17, 11:07pm, matthew green wrote:
} did your system actually fail to boot because of this?  if not,
} then this is etcupdate(8)'s job, not postinstall(8).

     Umm, there are lots of things in postinstall that aren't required
to make sure the system will boot.  By defacto, postinstall does
everything it can to upgrade a system (the only major things it doesn't
do is create new users and groups).

     The problem with this PR is that it is extremely vague.  Is
postinstall failing to add files, fix them, delete them, or what?  All
we have is a list of files, we don't know what the submitter is
expecting postinstall to do with them.

}-- End of excerpt from matthew green