Subject: Re: Adding new programs, like tcpdrop (was: CVS commit: src/usr.sbin)
To: Daniel C. Sinclair <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/28/2007 08:17:04
On Wed, Jun 27, 2007 at 08:43:48PM -0700, Daniel C. Sinclair wrote:
> On 6/27/07, Steven M. Bellovin <> wrote:
> >It's in pkgsrc.
> Yes, that's the one I use.  But this is a discussion about adding
> programs to the NetBSD proper.  I think netcat is important enough
> that it should be in base.tgz.

The difference here is that tcpdrop needs kernel support and hence is
hard to move to pkgsrc, whereas nc is purely a userland tool.