Subject: Re: Adding new programs, like tcpdrop (was: CVS commit:
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/2007 08:48:40
On Tue, 26 Jun 2007, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> why do we need more programs in the base system and where was
> this dicussed prior before adding it?

I think that the addition of any program should be discussed, even if
it's needed for POSIX compliance.

I would have been in favour of adding tcpdrop, by the way.  Because it
needs kernel support, it doesn't really fit in pkgsrc.

--apb (Alan Barrett)