Subject: Re: i386 binaries?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/16/2002 16:40:42
In message <>, Manuel Bouyer writes:
>On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 11:33:05PM -0700, Beaker wrote:
>> Went to reinstall the unix2dos binary and - whoa - its not there anymore! Is
>> this a NetBSD Org policy change? Looking around I noticed that several
>> packages that do have binaries lack the i386 version. Maybe it was too much
>> traffic/space on the ftp server(s)? In the case of unix2dos, I did 'sup' the
>Some binary packages were removed because they had security issues.
>I don't know what happened to unix2dos
>> package data but 'make' its unable to download the source from the
>> originating ftp server. maybe I should just download the pkg ISOs?
>And the source file is not available from the backup site either ?

I was able to fetch it this morning, with no problem.  I just did a 
'make fetch' in the appropriate directory.

		--Steve Bellovin, (me) ("Firewalls" book)