Subject: Re: openbgpd 3.7
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/22/2006 21:40:11
In message <>, Thor Lancelot Simon writes:
>On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 07:36:46PM -0600, David Young wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 08:22:48PM +0100, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
>> > 
>> > Hm... I would have thought that openbgpd is a candidate for pkgsrc, not
>> > for base.
>> It would be a shame to squander openbgpd's *.mk-based build and
>> cross-buildability by putting it into pkgsrc instead of into base.
>I tend to agree.  With syspkg so close to working, I think this is
>precisely the sort of thing that should go into /usr/src though quite
>possibly not into the traditional base.tgz tar file.
Should we have extras.tgz for such things?  And perhaps move some other 
very lightly used programs to it?

		--Steven M. Bellovin,