Subject: Re: openbgpd 3.7
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Thomas E. Spanjaard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/22/2006 22:57:49
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Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote (about openbgpd):
>>It uses the bsd makefiles to build, and would fit right into the base
>>system, just like routed, named, sshd, sendmail, postfix, etc...
> One could argue that routed doesn't belong into the base system, either;
> no other routing server is in base.
Well, route6d and mrouted, but those are hardly different from this
point of view. I just like the idea of a fairly rich base system.
Regarding pkgsrc, it's a possibility, but it would make this package a
bit strange since it uses the makefiles from /usr/share/mk exclusively.
Is that considered good practice for pkgsrc packages? And wouldn't it be
better as a syspkg, perhaps not included by default (assuming syspkgs
are fully operational)?
However, given the response thus far, I don't see it likely that this'll
end up in base, so I'll have to add some eggs to the mix anyways.
Thomas E. Spanjaard
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