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Re: PR/39728 CVS commit: src/usr.sbin/installboot

The following reply was made to PR port-sparc/39728; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
Cc:,,, mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost,
Subject: Re: PR/39728 CVS commit: src/usr.sbin/installboot
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 03:19:51 +0900

 >  With apb's changes, the only thing left to do here is to lift the
 >  restriction-by-fiat on /boot being directly in the root directory;
 >  there's no reason it can't be anywhere in the filesystem.
 Possible, but no benefits even on sparc.
 It just increases size of installboot(8), which is in ~all install media.
 Izumi Tsutsui

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