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Re: Importing tmux into base

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 09:47:10AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> Personally I wonder why we have bind, Postfix and a lot of other stuff
> in base.  We don't need it to run a basic system.  We can
> point /etc/resolv.conf at a running resolver and our email client can
> be set up to mail to an external SMTP server.  For a basic, working
> system that works.

The reason that I like for Postfix and BIND and lots of other programs
to be in base is that I can create practical NetBSD applications that
run those programs on machines where I would not ever want to build
those programs, machines such as embedded ARM / MIPS machines.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 344-0444 x24

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