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Re: Importing tmux into base

On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 08:04:21PM +0100, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 09:22:04AM +0000, Julio Merino wrote:
> [..]
> > What do people think about importing tmux into base?
> I still do not see the point to not use the one from pkgsrc.
> Why is tmux so essential to import another programm into base?

Why are, let's say bind or postfix, so essential to be part of base?
"I don't see the point to not use the ones, more featureful versions
from pkgsrc." [*]

Because the majority of people find such software useful.  And also,
because it makes sense to ship such programs as part of the consistent
set of tools offered by the system.  If you install NetBSD 6.0, you
could claim that tools X, Y, Z are part of the base system and as
such are "first-class" citizens in the OS.

* I personally see the point, but I am just applying the original

Julio Merino

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