Subject: Re: RFC: Packaged NetBSD base system
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/02/2001 22:20:50
Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 11:56:42AM +0200, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> > 1) we adapt ftpd to also allow a directory to be fetched as an archive like
> > ``ftp'' where
> > the tn3270 is just a source directory in -current or in -release ... not
> > only handy in this situation but for more .... (or is it allready 
> > implemented?)
> 	huh?  I've been wishing for a feature like this, but why does it help here?

We've had this for _quite_ some time.  man ftpd.conf, look for "conversion".

There have been threads on pkg'ized installs on tech-install.  Looks for
threads with the subject line 'NetBSD System Packages', around September
'98 and January '00.  There's been much talk, but nothing has hit the
source tree yet (except for package names in the set lists for some

Simon Burge                            <>
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