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Re: assimilating OpenBSD

On Tue, 6 Feb 2001, Andreas Schuldei wrote:

> Last friday I started Debian OpenBSD with the following targets
> and milestones:

One question out of interest: What is the opinion of the OpenBSD people on
your project?

> Right now I am working on dpkg and debhelper. they partly reley
> on powerful gnu-features of unix tools like xargs -r,
> tar --no-recurse --null, find -regex, cpio -0
> but that is basicly it. these are partly embedded in C, partly in
> perl. I do not speak perl and I would have problems emulating
> stuff like xargs -r in that language. If people can help and make
> the things work smoothly, that would be great.

Why don't you use the powerful GNU-tools? I know that they compile and
work perfect under NetBSD and I expect the same under OpenBSD.

> I hope to not be flamed and not be discussed to death.
> Andreas


A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a
"Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
                -- Mahatma Ghandi

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