Subject: Re: CMU ver 2.4.3 bootp program
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 07/19/2000 11:03:51
> I have a copy of the CMU bootp program group. [...] It successfully
> compiled on my NetBSD machine. Well, sort of. It generated a number
> of warnings, my guess is that it was looking for a true UNIX host,
> rather then a BSD anything type host to compile on.
Implying that BSD *isn't* "true UNIX", without being more precise about
what you mean by "true UNIX", is liable to garner you little but flames
> Especially since the make file called the C compiler using a well
> known alias CC, which is what the Founders called their C compiler.
Actually, the Founders called their C compiler cc, not CC. In my
experience, when CC exists it's a C++ compiler....
It's also not clear why anyone here would care about the CMU bootp
daemon when NetBSD already ships with a bootp daemon - if you have
reason to believe the stock NetBSD one is broken, you're more likely to
get helpful reactions if you explain why you think so.
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