svn commit: r195200 - in head/usr.sbin: . wake
marc at msys.ch
Tue Jun 30 21:34:44 UTC 2009
Am 30.06.2009 um 23:29 schrieb Kostik Belousov:
>> a compelling argument could be that wake(8) is BSD licensed while wol
>> found in ports/net/wol is GPL licensed and brings in a whole lot of a
>> whole lot of a whole lot of a whole lot of a stuff with it, when
>> actually, to send out Wake on LAN package, a small BSD licensed
>> command like wake(8) is sufficient. it is much smaller an cleaner
> Then, add the wake program to ports.
> My opinion is that this better be kept in ports.
I find it a rather basic operation to be able to wake up remote
systems from a central place, so I think base is the right place for
this. Wak-on-LAN as become part of our everydays IT infrastructure,
as much as we support it in BIOSes and ifconfig's, we should also
support waking up systems.
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