Subject: Re: softdeps and 1.6 (and mail)
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/09/2003 00:10:12
On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 11:35:51PM -0500, wrote:
> On a side note, is there an easy way to install binary snapshots from
>  I'm talking about the stuff in
>  So far I've been
> booting from the 1.6 CD and using FTP install to install those, but I was
> wondering if there was a tool within NetBSD to make that easier.  I looked
> into sushi, but that only lets me install stuff from pkgsrc.

These are just tarballs. Download them and extract them in /, exept etc,
which would overwrite your config file.
extract etc to /tmp, and run /tmp/etc/postinstall -s /tmp -d / check,
and if needed /tmp/etc/postinstall -s /tmp -d / fix

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference