Subject: Re: xntpd
To: Giles Lean <email@example.com>
From: Jeff Kreska <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/03/1996 12:01:41
I think the big reason there not being used is the availability. I have not
been able to find any of the packages I like, and thus was forced to build
them from scratch.
I don't mine building the apps, it's just a little time consuming!
As for pkg_* tools, I never did figure out exactly how to build use them to
create a package.
On Wed January 03, 1996 Giles Lean wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Jan 1996 14:04:17 -0500 der Mouse wrote:
> > > Now, as to why no one is contributing packages? I don't know. I
> > > have some suspicions though:
> > > a) BETSI certificates, while probably a good idea, provided that
> > > little bit of extra non-incentive because [...]
> > Personally, anything requiring a BETSI certificate is completely out of
> > the question.
> John Kohl (I think it was John?) accepted a package from downunder
> with a md5 signature for verification. No BETSI as der Mouse notes.
> Another reason that the packages are not being provided may well be
> that they're not being used. At least, I've received zero requests to
> update the one I made.