Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0_BETA: sendmail configured wrong (daily, security not
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/12/2004 22:01:42
On Sun, 12 Sep 2004, Luke Mewburn wrote:
>   | Without -U (but as root) everything's fine.
>   | Sounds like some more safety tests should be added...
> No, " -U distribution" is performing as intended, even when
> run as root; it's not a bug.
> Use " -U sets" and extract the sets.  (" -U install=/somedir"
> won't install the contents of etc.tgz or xetc.tgz.)
> (If you build with -U, you need to run sets,install,... with -U)

Um, wouldn't it be more consistent to have " distribution" extract
sets like "install=..." does, plus also extract etc.tgz?

To me, the current situation seems a bit confusing...

 - Hubert

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