Subject: Re: 1.5_ALPHA INSTALL has grep??
To: Erich T. Enke <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/06/2000 20:55:35
On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 05:35:43PM -0500, Erich T. Enke wrote:
> Using the 1.5_ALPHA boot floppies from the 20000620-1.5 snapshot for i386,
> I exit immediately to the prompt and type grep <text> *
> First surprise:  no "grep: not found"
> Second surprise: it doesn't work -- the above command takes in from stdin
> rather than the glob expansion, and I know globbing works because ls /d*
> works
> Third surprise:  there's no grep to be found in my path!
> I'd like to be able to use a statically-linked grep mounted off an nfs
> directory, but where to stick that dir in the
> path?  explanations/suggestions?

One nice way to do this is to mount a complete /usr over /usr. This way you
have shared libs, you can even have packages (like perl :) usable.

Manuel Bouyer <>