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Re: cvsup, installer and booting

From: "George Georgalis" <george@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2004 01:08:18 -0400

On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 09:32:18PM -0700, Eli Scott wrote:
>> from /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ -- though it is not clear to me whether
>> I need FreeBSD-standard-supfile since I use DragonFly-supfile?
>> // George
>You only need Dragonfly-supfile (which grabs the dragonfly source) and
>FreeBSD-ports-supfile (which grabs freebsd's ports system, which is kind
>of a hack on dragonfly for the time being, while the low-level hooks
>needed for dragonfly's package management system are being
>implemented).  They grab two completely different things into different
>directories under /usr, and thus can both have the same prefix.  
>As an example (and hopefully this doesn't confuse things further), if
>you were using FreeBSD you would use FreeBSD-standard-supfile to grab
>the source, and FreeBSD-ports-supfile to grab ports.  Since you're NOT
>using FreeBSD, rather DragonFlyBSD, you want to grab the DragonFly
>source, which Dragonfly-supfile does for you.
>Hopefully that clears things up.

Yep. rewind, I think there is a Dragonfly-src-supfile now...

// George

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