Subject: Re: src/etc imports for PF
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 06/29/2004 18:14:26
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On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 04:58:39PM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
| as my doctor told me to stay away from discussions in american project,
| this is the last message from me on the topic.
Well, that is unfortunate. I hope your health improves.
| >Consistency with at least the following 3rd party products:
| > amd
| > bind
| > dhcp
| > ipf
| > ntp
| > postfix
| > sendmail
| >That is _significant_ prior art in our tree for this type of software.
| well, if you take a quick look, bind, ntp, postfix and sendmail clearly
| does not suit your recommendation. they have files installed into
| /etc by default.
bind & ntp are "prior art" from 4.4BSD, and have no "competing"
product in the base system.
sendmail's installation into /etc was "prior art" from 4.4BSD, but the
configuration installation is gated on MKSENDMAIL in etc/Makefile and
is actually installed by gnu/usr.sbin/sendmail/cf/cf/Makefile.
postfix's minimal absolute configuration is installed by
gnu/usr.sbin/postfix/postfix-etc/Makefile (from gnu/dist/postfix),
and the examples are installed into /usr/share/examples/postfix.
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