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Re: Lua as a scripting language in NetBSD
On Oct 17, 2009, at 3:03 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
This is the only example presented thus far that makes me think it
should be in the base system, at least until we really have syspkgs.
For scripts a good candidate for use is pkg_install. The current use
sh/awk/sed both requires larger bootstrap kits on !NetBSD and makes it
difficult to correctly handle e.g. configuration files with spaces
add PR reference here). This is not strictly a reason to move it to
base, but might provide an idea for what it is useful.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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