Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: Tim Rightnour <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 07/25/1998 12:22:26
On Fri, 24 Jul 1998, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> anything else to do the same.. Having mysql run itself is fine.. just shut the
> !@#$ thing off before leaving the config.. I don't like finding out I have a
> service I didn't even know was running on my machine a few days later..
Sure not, but you decide to have the service when you pkg_add/make
install whatever you're doing.
I've helped setting up some machine for some Linux wheenie recently, and
wow was he surprised some things did *not* work out of the box after
pkg_add... certainly things like adding things to config files like the
You wouldn't mind any shell-pkg modifying /etc/shells either.
The deal if the pkg system was and is to make things for _users_ as easy
as possible. Introducing any additional manual intervention is bad.
Said that, someone should add some sane config files to our fvwm2 pkg,
and probably others as well.
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>