Subject: Re: bootstrap-pkgsrc on IRIX
To: grant beattie <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-pkg
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 `' 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).