Subject: Re: mount*(8) linked as one binary ?
To: Matthew Orgass <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/27/2000 20:54:24
Matthew Orgass <> writes:
> On 27 Oct 2000, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> > I'm not sure it's a problem worth solving, but it's actually similar
> > to a larger problem within NetBSD that is more likely to be worth
> > solving: it's pretty much impossible to disable builds of "random
> > programs" in any kind of centralized way.  if you want to do that,
> > you've gotta go in and hack makefiles, which is kinda losing.
>   The solution to this problem is to packageize the base system.

Only if at the same time you package-ize the build of the base system.

I've not been following the packaging proposals lately...