Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: None <tech-install@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 12/05/1997 08:39:43
On 5 Dec 1997 15:00:02 -0000
> Fri Dec 5 06:55:10 PST 1997
> Update of /a/cvsroot/src/distrib/utils/sysinst/arch/arm32
> In directory netbsd1:/var/slash-tmp/cvs-serv14851/arch/arm32
> Modified Files:
> Log Message:
> Change the tar command that copies the diskimage files to the target
> disk to use reletive pathnames to stop the "removing /" warnings.
> Fixes pr#4579.
Why is this even done at all? In the old shell version, this was done
because they were needed to extract sets. But, in the sysinst world
(and in the MI miniroot install.sh that I wrote around a year ago), they're
not needed, and not used, and only clutter up the new installation with
unnecessary dot files and binaries (like /sysinst :-)
I think that this should just be removed.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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