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Re: Importing tmux into base

Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> I think my company is not unusual among companies (past and present)
> doing embedded stuff with NetBSD in that the approach we've taken:
> minimize the set of external stuff used, try to feed back anything
> small and seemingly generally useful (liblzf, ee) into base NetBSD,
> and just accept the burden of converting other stuff to use BSD
> Makefiles and maintaining it in a private tree.

Another (no longer existing!) NetBSD company did exactly this as well.
There is some short-term pain in converting larger pieces of software
(php5 comes to mind) and one learns to appreciate the NetBSD build
system even more. :)


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