xinstall is the
script used to install XENIX distribution (or application program) floppies.
It performs the following tasks:
Prompts for insertion of floppies.
Extracts files using the tar(C) utility.
Executes /once/init. programs on each floppy after they
have been extracted.
Removes any /once/init. programs
when the installation is finished.
The optional argument to the command specifies the device used. The default
device is /dev/xinstall and this is normally linked to
xinstall is provided for use with any existing XENIX packages
you may have that you wish to install on a UNIX system. xinstall
does not work with XENIX system applications (use
to install UNIX system applications).