Can sysinstall be run interactively to install onto a second drive?

Peter Steele psteele at
Fri Feb 27 14:02:33 PST 2009

> That's my problem in a nutshell ultimately--how do I tell sysinstall where my target root is? It impacts the whole 
> session, including packageAdd commands. 

I did a bit of snooping around the distribution and I see that each directory has a simple install script to install base, the kernel, manpages, and do on, and they all use DESTDIR to point to the location where the system is being installed. So I don't need to use sysinstall at all, I'll just call these install scripts directly and that will do exactly what I want... 

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