Subject: Re: Adding gkermit
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/29/2006 22:58:09
In article <>,
Hubert Feyrer  <> wrote:
>On Sun, 29 Oct 2006, Alan Barrett wrote:
>> Would it be OK to add gkermit to the base system?  See
>> <> or
>> pkgsrc/comms/gkermit.
>1) it adds more bloat
>2) there's already cu and whatnot in base (will they be removed?)
>3) kermit is fine in pkgsrc - maybe fix our installer to allow adding
>    pkgs easily (pkg_select?)
>4) I'm not sure about the Kermit license, but I have something
>    in the back of my mind that they are somewhat picky about
>    redistribution of binaries. (not verified)

This is not the usual kermit you are thinking about. Download and
look at it. This is only for transferring files only and it is very
useful when you don't have working network.