Subject: Re: update(8)
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/28/1999 14:35:22
On Sun, Nov 28, 1999 at 01:04:32AM -0500, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> Sorry, I'm a bit behind on my email ... been out of town....
> On Wed, Nov 24, 1999 at 09:27:39AM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
> > I'm going through the install tools deleting references to update(8),
> > and notice that we still build and install it.  Is this right or an
> > oversight?
> Are there any non-FFS filesystems supported by NetBSD currently or in
> the future that will not need sync run on them every so often?

No. The kernel syncer code works for all filesystems, not only ffs.
update is really no longer needed.

Manuel Bouyer <>