Announcing the IANA /etc Files Package

Seth W. Klein sk at
Fri Jan 16 10:52:06 PST 2004

On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 11:35:23PM -0500, Zack Winkles wrote:
> Seth W. Klein <sk at> said:
> [snip cool stuff about iana-etc]
> Do you plan on getting this integrated into LFS, or is just a "for the
> folks that want it" thing?  If you plan on integrating into LFS, perhaps
> we could merge it with lfs-utils.  It seems stupid to have two separate
> packages for a program, a script, and a couple of files.  Second
> opinions on the matter?

There are disadvantages to distribution specific packages, patches, etc.
In any case, iana-etc isn't distribution specific. The driving force
behind it's release is actually the OakHeart project (formerly XLFS, see ).

Seth W. Klein
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