Subject: Re: UUCP removal from OpenBSD
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/30/2001 08:09:58
On Sun, 30 Sep 2001, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 01:44:22PM +0200, Tomasz Luchowski wrote:
> > Does anyone use uucp these days? I have never used it, and I like
> > the idea of removing obsolete (at least from my point of view) software.
> Yes, me. Couple of other NetBSD developers, last this question was raised,
> and handful other people at least I know.
> If, one day, the base system is pkg-ed in a fine-grained way, factoring
> taylor-uucp out would look acceptable to me.

I agree. "Obsolete", to me, means non-working and unmaintable, whereas
uucp is stable, working, and requires minimal ongoing maintenance.
As other BSD's drop it, that's even more of a reason to keep it.