On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 09:36:58AM -0600, Nathan Whitehorn wrote: > On 02/28/11 09:20, John Baldwin wrote: > > On Monday, February 28, 2011 9:49:07 am Nathan Whitehorn wrote: > >> There are some changes to the distribution format involved in this > >> patch, which are outlined below, and about which I would also appreciate > >> feedback: > >> - The src tree is not split up into pieces (e.g. ssbin) as with sysinstall > > I would at least like to have src split up into two pieces: > > > > 1) would be equivalent of sbase and ssys of old distributions, so you could > > choose to just install kernel sources along with the top-level Makefile bits > > to build kernels. I commonly install this subset on production machines so > > I > > can install a custom kernel in a pinch. > > > > 2) would be everything else in the source tree. > > This is a little bit tricky, since it involves inter-distribution > dependencies which don't currently exist (e.g. you need sbase for ssys > to be useful, and for severythingelse to be useful). I suppose that the > top-level Makefile bits are small and could end up in both archives, > where one can overwrite the other with the same thing. Would that solve > your problem? > -Nathan
Why not put the toplevel Makefiles, README and perhaps COPYRIGHT and MAINTAINERS file into base? This way there are no inter-dependencies between src parts, /usr/src will consume only a modest bit of space in base but documents wat ont would be able to do is sbase/ssys were installed. Regards, Paul Schenkeveld _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"