On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 02:38:54PM -0500, Bill Moran wrote: > In response to John Nielsen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > > On Friday 02 February 2007 17:35, Dan Nelson wrote: > > > In the last episode (Feb 02), Robert Fitzpatrick said: > [snip] > > > Upgrading to 5.5 or 6.2 will get you the new tables as a side-effect of > > > the upgrade :) If you don't want to upgrade, just install the > > > misc/zoneinfo port and rerun tzsetup. > > > > The last bit (rerunning tzsetup(8)) is good advice for anyone who hasn't > > run > > it in a while. Upgrading from earlier versions of FreeBSD will install the > > new tzdata files but it will not touch /etc/localtime. > > Is there a good reason why FreeBSD copies the file instead of making a > symlink? Doesn't seem like the best idea to me.
One reason I can think of is that /usr might be on a separate partition, which isn't automatically mounted in single user mode. Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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