Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/17/1998 11:38:34
Tim Rightnour writes:
> On 17-Jul-98 Todd Vierling spoke unto us all:
> #  I can see the possibility of only about a dozen users, max, that may be
> #  capable of using this pkg, and I don't know any of them.  There's very
> #  little call for FidoNet these days.... 
> Sure.. but how useful is xneko?  The idea being.. if you have a slow box, and
> type make from the root.. its your own fault.. it takes me about a day and a
> half to do all the non X stuff on my multia..
> But now if I have to specificly turn it on to test it, I cant run my automate
> pkgsrc tests anymore.. I have to manually do that one...
> I think the only people crazy enough to do builds from the root are us
> developers.

I actually agree with Todd, though. xneko could be used by anyone. The 
fido software literally has no audiance. We only have limited space on 
our CDs. Lets not waste it on this. xneko is a far better waste.