Subject: Re: othersrc needed anymore?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Ty Sarna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/12/1998 11:53:27
In article <199803120638.BAA25993@northshore.shore.net> you write:
> >gated: no longer there. Not in pkgsrc, but maybe should be?
> IIRC gated has some distribution restrictions.
Looks like one needs a licsense to redistribute it. Putting it in pkgsrc
with RESTRICTED="Need license to redistribute" should do the trick, I
think. That's one nice thing about pkgsrc, the package itself needn't be
Anyway, the pointer in othersrc/README is stale.
> >cvs: there... old version? local changes? there is 1.9 in pkgsrc
> I believe that there are some local mods to this code, and that's why
> it persists.
There are some type size chanegd (unsigned -> unsigned long) that should
probably go in the pkgsrc version too.
Then there is a -u option... is this not appropriate for general