Subject: Re: HEADS UP: RCD_SCRIPTS_EXAMPLEDIR changed to share/examples/rc.d
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/02/2005 20:44:12
On Fri, 31 Dec 2004 18:38:51 -0500 (EST)
Todd Vierling <> wrote:

> On Sat, 1 Jan 2005, Robert Elz wrote:
> > What I'm looking for is something along the lines of "make packages
> > install faster" "increase portability" "make it easier for na=EFve users
> > to install" "stop bothering expert pgcsrc maintainers" "fix a bug
> > in binary packages" "make NetBSD look more like linux"  "change just
> > to stir things a bit" ...
> "make packages faster to install" is something like it; "make packages wi=
> daemons easier to enable for automatic startup without surprising the adm=
> by starting up unexpectedly" is probably closer.

Add: "the packaging system is who manages files and keeps track of them".

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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