Subject: Re: System configuration utility
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/1998 11:15:42
According to Jonathan Stone:
>Using ncurses may be a problem. As best I understand it (not very
>well), ncurses is a package, not in our tree itself, so any
>system-config tool based on ncurses would have to be a package, too.

Ahem - we _do_ have a bug in the database (3969) that may address, at
least, some of the issues that ncurses is being used for without the
licensing issues.

>Also, the kernel-config tool sounds like it has a lot of overlap with
>the tool Brett Lymn announced yesterday; have the two of you talked
>about this all? 

I just fired of an email to David.  Seems like it was Just One of
Those Things (tm) with us putting out similar tools within days of
each other :-)  I am keen to see if we can join forces and make things

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, British Aerospace Australia
  And the monks would cry unto them, "Keep the bloody noise down!"
  - Mort, Terry Pratchett.