Re: Files in /etc containing empty VCSId header

From: Ian Lepore <ian_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 08:23:20 -0600
On Wed, 2021-06-09 at 18:54 +1000, Peter Jeremy via freebsd-current
wrote:
> On 2021-Jun-08 17:13:45 -0600, Ian Lepore <ian_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2021-06-08 at 15:11 -0700, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
> > > There is a command for that which does or use to do a pretty
> > > decent job of it called whereis(1).
> 
> Thanks.  That looks useful.
> 
> > revolution > whereis ntp.conf
> > ntp.conf:
> > revolution > whereis netif
> > netif:
> > revolution > whereis services
> > services:
> > 
> > So how does that help me locate the origin of these files in the
> > source
> > tree?
> 
> It works for me™:
> server% whereis ntp.conf
> ntp.conf: /usr/src/usr.sbin/ntp/ntpd/ntp.conf
> server% whereis netif   
> netif: /usr/src/libexec/rc/rc.d/netif
> server% whereis services
> services: /usr/src/contrib/unbound/services
> 
> Is your source tree somewhere other than /usr/src?
> 

My /usr/src is a symlink to the actual source tree on a different
filesystem (but it is the source tree the running system was built
from).  It seems odd that that would make whereis(1) not work.

-- Ian
Received on Wed Jun 09 2021 - 14:23:20 UTC

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