On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 04:07:18PM -0500, Marc Wiz wrote: ... >I have worked with smit quite a bit both as a user and as a developer >developing and fixing smit menus. If you would take a look under >the covers you would find it uses lots of tools to do it's job. In >some ways smit is a glorified command wrapper. And it is quite a >good one at that.
I think one of the nicest features of smit is that it (a) shows the commands it's going to execute, and (b) logs them which can be useful for understanding what's going on under the covers and scripting things that are done frequently. >As I mentioned earlier you have two choices for smit; the curses >interface and the Motif one. (You probably have a web based interface >but I'm not sure about that) Curses interfaces are great. It's one of the things I really like about yast2 in the SuSE 8. Linux distributions. I often run the curses interface when doing remote maintenance over fairly slow links. Bill -- INTERNET: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Bill Campbell; Celestial Software LLC UUCP: camco!bill PO Box 820; 6641 E. Mercer Way FAX: (206) 232-9186 Mercer Island, WA 98040-0820; (206) 236-1676 URL: http://www.celestial.com/ The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should therefore be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated. If the doctrine be admitted, rulers have only to declare war and they are screened at once from scrutiny ... In war, then, as in peace, assert the freedom of speech and of the press. Cling to this as the bulwark of all our rights and privileges. -- William Ellery Channing _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"