net-tools-1.60: DECnet support doesn't link
obrakmann at gmx.net
Tue Jun 15 23:25:01 PDT 2004
On Tue, 2004-06-15 18:29, Kevin P. Fleming wrote...
> >I second that. We should at least point out that some functionality of
> >this package might not be available w/o installing additional software.
> I don't think we can set that precedent; otherwise we'd have to do the
> same for every other package in the book that includes optional features
> that we don't supply dependencies for. Even the BLFS book can't do that
> for every package.
Is there any other software like that in the LFS book?
The only things that come to my mind off-hand are net-tools, shadow (PAM
support, possibly?), and inetutils (encryption).
Besides, there's a precedent already, sort of: vim ;-)
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penguin and feel angry. -- Joe Moore \/ http://www.linuxfromscratch.org
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