A wide array of little changes to improve the distribution of the
client software to widearea nodes. Most of these changes were to reduce the embarrassment factor. At some point we need a proper autoconf and such, but for now there is a makefile in the src dir for creating the distribution. I've tested it on a local linux node and mostly on a freebsd node, but I've moved things around and so updating the RON nodes will require some hand intervention by me at some point.