Subject: Re: overriding standard executables via pkgsrc
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Stefan Schumacher <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/07/2005 18:34:43
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Also sprach Lubomir Sedlacik (
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 09:52:28AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > I'm curious what people regard as the best way to override standard
> > system executables with local versions or versions from pkgsrc.
> >=20
> > ...
> >=20
> > Deleting or chmoding the standard executables is causes problems for
> > upgrades.=20
> it actually does not.  just create your local mtree file with the
> overrides (e.g., mode=3D0)and run mtree after upgrades.

Won't there be a way to create sth. like /etc/mailer.conf for binaries
like OpenSSH and OpenSSL that are available via base and pkgsrc?

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In the beginning was the command line.=20

[Neal Stephenson]

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