Installer import into HEAD

Dave Hayes dave at
Thu Mar 6 23:41:50 PST 2008

I've got an incoming import of the BSD installer v1.1.6 to /usr/src
which I wanted to get some basic feedback on before I import it (or I
could just import it since it shouldn't muck with anything else
important). To actually use this there are very slight changes to files


that need to be made.

What I've added are the following directories:


This work puts two binaries in /usr/sbin:


and does NOT install those three libraries which are only needed
for the installer. 

An open question is how to restrict this build to a /usr/src/nrelease
build. I don't know how to do this yet, and I'm not sure it's worth

This was a lot easier than I thought it would be, so naturally
I'm suspicious of it. It does build successfully on my machine
outside of a buildworld (the buildworld test is running now). 
Dave Hayes - Consultant - Altadena CA, USA - dave at 
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