Netkit

Craig M. Reece shade at jetcity.com
Tue Sep 26 03:48:50 PDT 2000


Again, if you are going to do that, you might as well get a _good_ ftp
program like ncftp instead of the minimal netkit-ftp (assuming you can
spare the hd space for the larger package).

On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Michael Irving spoke thusly:

> OK I see your point. A smaller suggestion then. You perhaps could mention
> the fact that netkit-ftp contains the ftp client wich is almost essential to
> get the files you need/want to make LFS usable? This could help alot so
> people can get up and running faster?
> 
> Michael
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: lfs-discuss-owner at linuxfromscratch.org
> > [mailto:lfs-discuss-owner at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Gerard
> > Beekmans
> > Sent: 26. september 2000 03:20
> > To: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
> > Subject: Re: Netkit
> >
> >
> > The reason why netkit-base is used and not netkit-combo is to keep from
> > installing stuff you don't need or want (always exceptions to
> > that of course
> > - heck I even install netkit-ftp on all my own systems to have the small
> > simple ftp client but it still won't make it to the book). The
> > book gives you
> > a basic system (though one can discuss the need of a few packages
> > but I've
> > made a choice a long time ago and it was agreed upon that the
> > current list of
> > installed packages is a fairly decent list and there are always things
> > missing. That's where you come in: it's your system, you install
> > it yourself)
> > without added features. That's why things like X, PPP, email and
> > such have
> > disappeared from the book (the only reason 2.2 is still available
> > on linuxdoc
> > is because they don't seem to be in a big hurry updating it) and
> > is going to
> > end up in the LFS InfoSys like Jesse mentioned.
> >
> > No, I haven't done much on the LFS InfoSys. I've got some basic
> > ideas in the
> > back of my head but haven't been able to start coding anything yet. I'm
> > moving into a new appartment in less than 3 weeks so I won't be
> > starting on
> > LFS InfoSys before I move out. I planned on starting a week or
> > two after I
> > move out but I have to try and find time to fit it in my regular
> > work hours.
> > I can do only so much in my offtime.
> >
> > --
> > Gerard Beekmans
> > www.linuxfromscratch.org
> >
> > -*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 






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