Subject: Re: usefulnes of /usr/games??
To: segv <>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/12/2005 11:51:15
On 12-Sep-05, at 11:15 AM, segv wrote:
> Just out of interest, does anyone find /usr/games useful?  
> Personally I can't
> imagine anyone who would want to use them on regular basis. Yeah, I  
> know you
> can set a variable in mk.conf and the build system won't build any  
> games, but
> if nobody uses them, what's the point of keeping them in the source  
> tree in the
> first place?

/usr/games/factor is useful for generating disklabel partitions that  
fall on cylinder boundaries... At least on old-fangled hardware.