Subject: Re: gated?
To: Brian Stark <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/31/1998 09:22:09
On Tue, 24 Mar 1998, Brian Stark wrote:

> Hello,
> My system is 1.3/i386, and /etc/rc mentions a program called "gated". I 
> do not see this program anywhere on my system.
> I checked this morning, and /etc/rc also has a reference 
> to gated, but I do not see this program in the current source tree.
> Is it missing? Is it needed? Should the reference to it in /etc/rc and 
> /etc/rc.conf be removed?

It is not in the distribution due to licensing restrictions from the
author. However enough NetBSD sites use it that we have hooks for it in
/etc/rc & friends.

I doubt you need gated. It's for maintaining routing tables in routers.

Take care,