Subject: Re: Proposal for new utility in base: bin/nc
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Lasse_Hiller=F8e_Petersen?= <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/18/2001 07:55:33
On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 08:31:25AM +0200, Lasse Hillerĝe Petersen wrote:

 > Yes, I know; I was only joking. But if FreeBSD can have it in ports, surely
 > we can have it in pkgsrc? Or should I just give it up and use *bash* as
 > everyone else apparantly does these days? :-) :-) :-)

Gee, what's wrong with the /bin/ksh that we ship?  I've certainly
found it to be Close Enough to AT&T ksh (note I built an AT&T ksh
binary for NetBSD/hp300 many years ago before pdksh even existed [or
at least, before I was aware of it...]).

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>