Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/libexec/httpd
To: Andrew Doran <>
From: Mindaugas R. <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/17/2007 02:54:23
Andrew Doran <> wrote:
> I think nearly everybody would object if a behemoth like Apache, PHP or
> MySQL were imported into the base system. It's not reasonable to compare
> bozohttpd to those, since we are talking about a tiny binary that sits out
> on the edge in libexec. It's well written, it does one task very well and
> it doesn't impose much of a maintenance burden on us. What's the big deal?

Well, my point is not a technical one about very bozohttpd. I just think it is
a wrong approach, and can only quote Hubert:

Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:
> Have (keep/get) a small core system, and add the rest via a packaging 
> system.

Small or big, but why it should be in the base, instead of pkgsrc?
Especially, when some users wont have it at all.

Best regards,