Subject: Re: fmt utility from NetBSD
To: Aleksey Cheusov <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/16/2006 21:48:48
On Sun, 16 Apr 2006, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> /usr/bin/fmt utility seems very old and lacks some useful features.
> See OpenBSD fmt (or GNU fmt) for comparison.
> P.S.
> Should fmt utility be a part of NetBSD base system?

wl3403% which fmt

=> it *is* part of the base system (I guess that's where OpenBSD got 
theirs from, or at least started from?).

What exactly is "very old"? Are any of the features you miss required by 

  - Hubert