Subject: Re: Adding gkermit
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/29/2006 22:47:40
In article <20061029213015.GI10449@apb-laptoy.apb.alt.za>,
Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>It's sometimes useful to use kermit over a serial console
>to get software onto a remote host.
>Would it be OK to add gkermit to the base system? See
>From the ANNOUNCE file in the distribution:
> G-Kermit is command-line only (no interactive commands or scripting)
> and remote-mode only (no making connections). It has an extremely
> simple user interface, and implements a large subset of the Kermit
> protocol in a small amount of highly portable code.
>I propose to put the sources in gnu/dist, a reachover Makefile in
>gnu/usr.bin, install in /usr/bin/gkermit, and possibly add it to
I think this is a good idea.