On Sun, 2003-01-19 at 21:33, JoeB wrote:
> Read man mtree, but it does not describe when or for what purpose 
> you would use the mtree command.
> Would someone explain when to use the mtree command?

The ports system uses mtree to generate a directory skeleton for
/usr/local and /usr/X11R6.  The main world build uses it to generate a
directory skeleton for the OS.  Basically, the files in /etc/mtree list
the common directories that make up a FreeBSD installation for each of
the major components.


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