Subject: Re: /etc/rc. use instead.
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/03/1999 23:11:06
On Fri, 3 Dec 1999, Greg A. Woods wrote:

# Whomever said that was either not thinking very clearly, or perhaps was
# trying to avoid the issue by mis-directing.  Obviously make could be
# moved from /usr/bin to /sbin (with a link to /bin) and be statically
# linked if this implementation were done.
# I seem to recall mentioning then that "make" might not be the ideal
# dependency maintenance tool for this job.  I personally do like the
# concept of a more restricted finite state machine a little bit better.

So why not figure out the smallest possible subset of stuff that such
a mini-make would need and either #ifdef SMALL it out of make or
create a 'mk' command which would DTRT.

NetBSD: Are you old enough to run it?