Subject: Re: bootstrap-pkgsrc on IRIX
To: grant beattie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <email@example.com>
Date: 11/27/2002 10:55:33
>> 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 `install.sh' instead? It will be a bit
>slower, but more portable (read: less maintenance) :)
FWIW there is an install-sh included in bmake.
I use it a lot - because it has the nice "feature" of
moving the old file aside (makes uninstall possible).