Subject: NetBSD Export Control List Clarification
To: None <>
From: Siju George <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/06/2007 05:47:23
On 4/5/07, Greg Troxel <> wrote:
> I have redirected this to pkgsrc-users because your query is about
> pkgsrc not NetBSD proper.

Thanks a million Greg :-)
I subscribed to that list too now.

> Could you explain what issues you are having and seeking to avoid?
> India is not on the list of prohibited countries.

Yes Basically it involves Downloading Cryptographic Software from
websites in the US.
I hear some talk that except for Canada some Cryptographic Software
should not be downloaded from US.

>   Is there any way to disable pkgsrc to download Software from sites
>   located in countries such as US that restricts some forms of Software
>   from being downloaded?
> I don't believe that there is any such mechanism.  Adding it would
> require some sort way to identify the set of sites the user wishes to
> exclude.  This seems hard to do programmatically with high assurance.
>   but don't want to play with mk.conf :-(
> If such a mechanism were introduced, it would surely be off by default
> (because the current situation is not broadly objectionable) and be
> enabled by setting a variable in mk.conf.

yes something like that will be helpful for users outside US Canada
and other US Friendly Countries :-)

Thankyou so much
kind Regards