Subject: Re: pkg/27162: pkgsrc creates an inadequate /etc/shells if it doesn't
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/08/2004 14:44:37
On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, Johnny C. Lam wrote:

> Make it part of the bootstrap process to generate a /etc/shells using
> one of the techniques you described above.  This hides away the complexity
> in a single step and avoids needing all this extra knowledge in pkgsrc.

Nice idea. Does that work for users installing pre-built binary bootstrap 
kits, and using only binary packages, though?

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