Subject: Re: final testing: taylor-uucp package
To: Eric Schnoebelen <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/02/2002 09:57:14
On Tue, 1 Jan 2002, Eric Schnoebelen wrote:
> The package looks pretty good, and builds just fine
> under NetBSD/sparc 1.4 (gack, I need to upgrade that box!)
> While installing it, I found that it needs to be updated to the
> `more modern' pkgsrc standards (namely, move everything from
> pkg to .)
> One thing that's missing: uucpd.
> Does it make sense to leave that in the base NetBSD
> system when there's not a supporting UUCP implementation? I'd
> believe it should either be another package, or rolled in as
> part of this one.
It needs to be made into it's own package too.
I only saw it's not part of taylor-uucp when one of the recent security
patches was committed to the NetBSD repository... todo
> So, I'd recommend the package name be taylor-uucp, and
> the directory be one of comms/taylor-uucp or net/taylor-uucp (or
> perhaps sysutils/taylor-uucp?)
Yup, net/taylor-uucp and net/uucpd (eventually)
> I've installed it on my UUCP host, and the user level
> commands interoperate with the system daemon. I haven't tried
> replacing the system provided uucico with the one from pkgsrc
> (yet), but I don't expect problems.
The interaction is always a problem... no idea on how to deal with that
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