Subject: Re: upgraded from 2.1 to 3.0rc5, dhcpd problems with bpf
To: Carl Brewer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/12/2005 08:59:04
In message <439CFC76.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Carl Brewer writes:
>Matthias Scheler wrote:
>> In article <439A23E9.email@example.com>,
>> Carl Brewer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> This is my current update script, have I missed anything obvious?
>> Yes, the fact that there is a script called "postinstall" distributed
>> with NetBSD 3.0 which does this job for you:
>Noted, but how well does this deal with apps installed from pkgsrc that
>overload/replace the original NBSD ones (eg openssh)?
>Every time I run postinstall fix it wants to put the default sshd into
>/etc/rc.d, for example.
That's a problem NetBSD has no satisfactory solution for. I use my own
script to invoke all of the standard installation scripts; it does
chmod /usr/bin/lp /usr/bin/lpr
etc., because I use CUPS.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb