Subject: Re: Adding gkermit
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/29/2006 22:47:40
In article <>,
Alan Barrett  <> 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
><> or
>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.