Subject: Re: more installation questions:
To: Robert.V.Baron <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/06/1997 07:44:11
On Sat, 6 Dec 1997 10:23-EST 
 "Robert.V.Baron" <> wrote:

 > 1. I noticed that in /usr/share, there are both the cat and man versions
 >    of the man pages.  1.2 only had the cat pages.  Is the change a
 >    feature or an oversight.

Feature.  You can make nice .ps versions from the man versions.

 > 2. The rc_configured hack in rc.conf seems silly.  The first thing I did
 >    was set it to yes and went multiuser.  A day later I looked at all
 >    the variables I could change.  When I install, I want the system to
 >    run as quickly as possible.  I'd much prefer to see a warning printed
 >    whenever I log in as root telling me to set the rc.conf, than for it
 >    to inhibit going multiuser.

Um, but it might not properly go multi-user if rc.conf isn't configured.
That message is supposed to be a clue to go looking in rc.conf and figure
out what things need to be changed :-)

 > 3. rc.conf by default does not turn on sendmail.  I think it should.

...not if sendmail isn't configured for the site.

 > 4. I think the front menu in sysinst should have the network Configure
 >    option vs having it on a utility menu.  This makes it easy to find.

I _definitely_ agree with this.

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