Subject: Re: What about startup scripts??
To: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
From: Dominik Rothert <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/30/2000 23:41:01
"Nathan J. Williams" <nathanw@MIT.EDU> wrote:

> >  If it ain't part of the base, it doesn't belong in /, /usr.  End Of
> > Story.
> "The base" is going to become less and less well defined. At some
> point the installer will just install a bunch of packages, and "base"
> is merely a list of package names. 

No, the base system is well-defined:  it is NetBSD as-is (what the NetBSD team 
decides to be "essential"), and that does not imply large 3rd-party 
applications such as apache or whatever.


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