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Re: pkgsrc/comms/minicom and zmodem with lrzsz


Thanks for all comments.

I do not find any objection.
I will drop setuid from minicom command.

From: Manuel Bouyer <>, Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:43:59 +0100

> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 08:53:04AM -0600, Swift Griggs wrote:
>> On Tue, 22 Mar 2016, Patrick Welche wrote:
>> >Not really - just how about "tip" in base? (Worked for me last time I
>> >needed to configure a switch.)
>> Tip: It's a good/reliable little program but it's a bitch to get it working
>> with lszrz. You have to issue a ~| every time a transfer starts then have
>> the syntax memorized for receiving data and I'm not even sure you can send
>> data at all.
>> That's the nice thing about minicom - it automatically works great with
>> Zmodem and other transfer protocols. There is no racing for some escape
>> sequence, it just works.
> I've never been able to get minicom to work with cisco's xmodem (nor with
> my local implementation of xmodem, FWIW). cu+lszrz works just fine
> out of the box, and isn't that hard to use.
> -- 
> Manuel Bouyer <>
>      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
> --

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