Hi Erik - thank you again. I will explore.
Erik Norgaard wrote:
Graham North wrote:
mtree eh? I had to man that one... and I will obviously have to
read it again - properly. Any chance of asking for a bit of
perspective on the command from you? If not, no big deal I will do
a bit some background reading.
you do something like this to rebuild the directory structure of
mtree -U -f /etc/mtree/bsd.local.dist -p /usr
Two things to note: I'm on 6.0, you may have a different -f argument.
I don't if the -p argument should be /usr/local, I don't think so.
Anyway, you can test and see what happens using -p /tmp that should
create something in /tmp that you can then just delete.
I know on 6.x that mtree is run on 'make installworld' to update the
directory base tree, but I'm not sure if it is run for /usr/local and
/usr/X11R6 since these are not part of base. For 4.x I don't remember.
Kindness can be infectious - try it.
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