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Re: install from FreeBSD

On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 01:29:15PM -0800, R Joseph Wright wrote:
> then downloaded the
> hurd tarball from within FreeBSD, and moved it to the hurd partition,
> where I then un-tarred it.  This created another gnu directory, so I had
> /gnu/gnu/*.

Of course, you could have untarred it from the root directory to get it in
the right place.

I am of the opinion that every tar file should unpack in a single directory,
that's why I do it this way. I don't use gnu-YYYYMMDD to make install

If somebody has a better suggestion, let me know.


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