Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/etc
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 02/18/2003 19:10:34
Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 12:03:18PM -0700, Rick Kelly wrote:
> > Email is a primary internet application. Not having it would detract from
> > the usefulness of NetBSD. Downloading several hundred megabytes of pkgsrc
> > just to build email is silly. And pkgsrc has a certain amount of problems
> > when trying to use it to upgrade an application, disappearing software for
> > one.
> So is the web. Which web server should we ship in the base?
We should ship with bozo-httpd in base, in my opinion. Yes, really. It
would be very nice to have one available by default without having to
fiddle with pkgsrc and bozo-httpd does what we want -- simple small
httpd without many security gaps possible. "Real" sites can build
Apache of course.