strip FreeBSD a bit

Andreas Klemm andreas at
Wed Sep 10 14:20:15 PDT 2003

On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 02:03:43PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Andreas Klemm <andreas at> writes:
> > 2 or 3 years I installed a RedHat for testing ... well the
> > basic installation didn't contain even "sed".
> I very much doubt that, as sed(1) is required by POSIX.

I'm absolutely sure about that.

> > I even dislike that UUCP had to go into ports ... Now you don't
> > have a standard tool in standard OS install like cu to connect
> > to serial ports what need for job in the networking area.
> When UUCP was removed, tip(1) was hacked to understand cu(1)'s
> command-line syntax, so we still have cu(1).  I use it every day.

Good you mention it. I completely forgot tip ... ;-)

	Andreas ///

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