Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/libexec/httpd
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/17/2007 01:46:06
On Tue, 16 Oct 2007, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
>>> In your opinion, should we move more of NetBSD into pkgsrc? If so, how do 
>>> we handle maintenance of first party software in pkgsrc?
>> If by "first party software" you mean what we have in base today (and what 
>> wasn't imported from random places), then I'd say: not at all.
> No, by "first party software" I mean the web server that was written and 
> imported (as I gathered from reading the rest of this thread) with the intent 
> of doing ongoing development and maintenance in the NetBSD tree.
> My question remains.

I don't know, sorry.
Last I've checked, NetBSD was an operating system project.

>> Have (keep/get) a small core system, and add the rest via a packaging 
>> system.
> So we should move more to pkgsrc? Where do you draw the line?

Kernel, packaging tools, no idea what else.

Where do *you* draw the line, what's next?
Can I get Ruby on Rails with our shiny new webserver?

  - Hubert