Subject: Re: Adding new programs, like tcpdrop (was: CVS commit: src/usr.sbin)
To: Daniel C. Sinclair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Geert Hendrickx <email@example.com>
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.