Subject: Re: Today's changes
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Eivind Eklund <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/11/1998 12:53:05
On Fri, Jul 10, 1998 at 03:31:29PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Eivind Eklund wrote:
> > This sounds like a bad move.  We're (well, is working
> > on updating the FreeBSD library support, and when I talked to him
> > about it last week he hoped to get it into 2.2.7.
> Well, for me it was the most obvious thing to do, as I didn't know the 
> current state of FreeBSD's libftpio, and i also know that our ftp client 
> now has everything we needed, so why not switch over to it.

We're switching over to libfetch, a new library for general handling
of fetching URLs which DES is just finishing.

> In general, I'd very much like to keep in sync with FreeBSD as far as 
> possible. 

Feel free to contact me if there is anything you wonder about WRT to
keeping in sync.  I keep a fairly close eye on the FreeBSD pkg tools,
and usually know when something is about to happen to them.

Personally, I would have liked NetBSD and FreeBSD to stay in
byte-by-byte sync for those sources.  Divergence just feels so