cvs commit: src/etc/mtree BSD.root.dist src/include paths.h src/rescue Makefile README src/rescue/librescue Makefile src/rescue/rescue Makefile

John Baldwin jhb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jul 7 11:18:40 PDT 2003


On 07-Jul-2003 David O'Brien wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 03:25:26PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
>> Oh, wanh:
>> 1.8M    /stand
> 
> 1.8M on crowded /'s matters.
>  
>> This is hardly worth whining over.  /rescue and /stand have different
>> purposes and you just can't get over that since you are so used to
>> abusing /stand as a /rescue equivalent and can't understand that /stand
>> has other purposes besides that.
> 
> Oh please educate me!  You keep saying that /stand has a post-install
> use, but you won't say what it is.  Please do.

If you use some rather fancy installation scripts like I do here,
then the installation scripts leave files around in /stand containing
the results of user's selection of hand-crafted dialog boxes which
can be useful later in scripts that care about which of a set of
"personalities" a machine was installed as.

-- 

John Baldwin <jhb at FreeBSD.org>  <><  http://www.FreeBSD.org/~jhb/
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