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Re: Intent to package... but do you really want to know?

What is hurd btw :> (url with info would surfice plz)

// Ben Farrell

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From: Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
To: debian-devel@lists.debian.org <debian-devel@lists.debian.org>
Date: 29 March 1999 20:28
Subject: Intent to package... but do you really want to know?

>I hope this subject line is catchy :)
>I'll package inetutils, which produces the following binaries:
>inetutils, syslogd, talk-hurd, talkd-hurd, telnet-hurd, telnet-hurd
>This is unavoidable if we want to use network in Hurd, the Linux tools are
>too Linux specific. Note that inetutils works also on linux, but I set
>architecture to hurd-i386 for now.
>Ideally, we would see network packages merging in the future, but this
>require a certain amount of cooperation between currently unrelated
>projects, and a reorganization of the source code.
>Oh, inetutils is from GNU.
>Note that syslogd does is not a name conflict to sysklogd,
>which is another package (note the "k"), although this seems to be an older
>name for it. Will this create a problem?
>The need to append "-hurd" is because our universe doesn't know the
>difference between different architectures too well.
>That's for now,
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