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Re: pkgdump

On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 02:47:55AM +0200, Halil Demirezen wrote:
> > 
> > But "pkgdump" is not good -- it sounds like a packaging tool, not a
> > network tool.  I think there is a translation problem:
> > 
> >   package = a collection or archive of software or files
> >   packet = a chunk of network data
> > 
> > I think you might want to use something like "packet*" or "pkt*" for
> > the name.  Check google for conflicts.
> Thanks for this warning.
> I think i got confused because of our native language.
> we use both package and packet in the same way.

I understand.  

> so I'd rather use pktdump instead of pkgdump?

http://www.google.com/search?q=pktdump shows several existing
utilities by that name.  A better idea might be "pktreport" -- no

Steve Traugott 
Speaker Coordinator, Silicon Valley Linux Users Group
UNIX/Linux Infrastructure Architect, TerraLuna LLC

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