Subject: Re: mtree and builds
To: James Chacon <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/20/2002 21:33:33
On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 03:45:21AM -0500, James Chacon wrote:
  | Can anyone think of a reason not to change etc's distrib-dirs rule to
  | invoke mtree with -N ${.CURDIR}? (Luke added this recently and lets an
  | alternate pw/group file set than the ones in /etc guide mtree).
  | This would remove the annoying "don't have ntpd in my 1.5 password file when
  | attempting to cross build" bugs.

It might bite people who change the uids of default users when
building into "/".  That's why I didn't make this the default
when I added the support.

I can't see a problem with doing this for DESTDIR builds,
especially UNPRIVED DESTDIR builds.