Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: NetBSD System Packages (LONG)
To: Robert V. Baron <>
From: None <>
List: tech-install
Date: 10/02/1998 10:04:16
In message <>, "Robert V. Baron" write
>Yes.  On the otherhand, let's go back to the big picture.  If there
>are a lot of platforms that are disk poor, maybe we want to revise
>the system so that you can directly execute compressed binary images.

I'd actually support this as an option; I've used computers where it was
faster to execute a compressed binary than to read the uncompressed thing from
disk.  :)