[crux-devel] [RFC] use GNU inetutils for core-ports inetd, netkit-ftp, netkit-telnet

Tilman Sauerbeck tilman at crux.nu
Tue Sep 9 15:39:48 UTC 2008

Juergen Daubert [2008-09-09 11:50]:


> 1. Keep names as they are
> 2. Keep inetd, rename netkit-ftp to inetutils-ftp and 
>    netkit-telnet to inetutils-telnet
> 3. Keep inetd, rename netkit-ftp to ftp and netkit-telnet to 
>    telnet
> 4. Rename all to inetutils-{inetd,ftp,telnet}
> 5. Replace inetd, netkit-ftp and netkit-telnet with one port 
>    called inetutils 
> 6. ?
> I tend to option 5 because it's the easiest way to maintain,
> the binaries are very slim and we reduce the number of core 
> ports. Even options 3 and 4 are looking more consistent to me 
> as our current situation.

I'm voting to go with 5 as well.


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