Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: NetBSD System Packages
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/30/1998 18:29:40
	Wounds like a common script for 'add this entry to inetd.conf for
	this service if not already used' would be helpful...
	With settable defaults for conflicts:
		comment out existing
		add commented out new entry


	"Shall I be tempted by the devil thus?"
	"Yes, if the devil tempt you to do good..."

On Wed, 30 Sep 1998, Todd Vierling wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> : > - enable all three, potentially clashing with a different POP3 server
> : >   installed by choice
> : > - enable only imap, making the autoconfiguration inconsistent
> : 
> :  - split it into an imap- and (at least one) pop-pkg, and handle
> :    each one individually.
> You mean split it into _three_ pkgs?  That pkg is set up to make the shared
> code (there's a lot of it) be a shared library.  Now we get into the "more
> trouble than it's worth" category.
> If the AUTOINSTALL, or whatever "auto-clueful" script you want to call it,
> script can be interactive, then we don't have this problem.
> -- 
> -- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.