Subject: Re: 1.5_ALPHA ISO ?
To: Todd Whitesel <>
From: None <>
List: tech-install
Date: 08/11/2000 09:49:58
On Fri, 11 Aug 2000, Todd Whitesel wrote:

> > I guess I can investigate what's necessary, but if you want to include
> > this in your new scheme, don't let me stop you. ;)
> Kudos to

> Does anyone feel up to the task of merging installboot and adding an option
> so that you can tell it to imitate another port's installboot?
that would be really nice.  actually it would also be nice if it could run
on non-netbsd machines.

> The main thing is to get something into the tree so that people who are
> able to 'make release' will be able to run 'make isofs' or 'make cdimage'
> easily. Probably the make bits should first check for mkisofs/mksunbootcd,
> and halt with a clear error message if they are not installed.

mksunbootcd is in basesrc/distrib/utils/mksunbootcd at the moment.  it
probably wouldn't hurt to put in it usr/sbin or something.  Thats the
version which uses bsd .mk stuff.  I have a modified version which is more
portable for converting linux and solaris users.