Remove BIND, Sendmail, Perl and etc from base?

Robert Garrett rg70 at
Tue Jul 22 17:55:42 PDT 2003

Hiten Pandya wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 11:47:31AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>>     The eventual goal is to make *ALL* userland applications, including
>>     things like cp, ls, etc... all operate through the packaging system,
>>     and remember that it is the packaging system's goal to support
>>     installation of multiple versions of anything without conflict.
> Which reminds me!  I am not delegating :-), but it would be way
> cool if someone wants to work on a decent GUI installation
> system.  Libh is a failure... let's think something SuSE/RedHat
> like.. :-)
> Just my 2 cents ;-)
This is quite a ways down the road but i've been working on a
scriptable configuration management system for -current
started off as somthing along the lines of smit(ty).

Perhaps by the time the VFS layer is ready for the package design
I'll have somthing we can throw in front of it.


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