Subject: Re: What happened to the good ntop?
To: Alan Barrett <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/25/2005 10:46:29
On Fri, 25 Mar 2005, Alan Barrett wrote:

> > No, the right approach is to warn explicitly that this behavior occurs.
> >  I see no reason to be prejudicial against these types of packages by
> > removing them from pkgsrc, and I haven't heard any good arguments to
> > make this case yet.
> I agree.  There's no need to remove such things from pkgsrc, but I
> would like them not to be built or installed without deliberate special
> action.

Or, have pkgsrc hack the source to flip the logic:  only call home for
updates *if requested*, and still show a MESSAGE regarding what the switch

-- Todd Vierling <> <>