Subject: Re: bootstrap-pkgsrc on IRIX
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/26/2002 22:22:08
grant beattie <> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 01:32:39PM -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > You will notice that this kit also builds and installs NetBSD's
> > 'install', as taken from /usr/src/usr.sbin/xinstall -- that is b/c IRIX'
> > install uses '-u user' instead of '-o user'.  I figured other operating
> > systems might also have (otherwise) incompatible install's, so I
> > included it.
> Is it appropriate to include a `' instead? It will be a bit
> slower, but more portable (read: less maintenance) :)

I thought about that, but decided against it:  install is called so
frequently that I wanted to avoid a shell-script.  *shrug*


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