fsplit: BSD sources missing in the tree ??

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Oct 8 13:41:31 PDT 2003

On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 01:27:40PM -0700, Pedro F. Giffuni wrote:
> Hi;
> I was trying to port Robot, a plotting utility for XView, and I need a utility
> called fsplit. We have csplit and split in the base system but fsplit is not
> even in ports. I was surprised when I found it on Linux referenced as a BSD
> utility:
> http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/falsehope/home/pierre/fsplit/fsplit-5.5-1.i386.html
> in particular, it's, here:
> http://sunsite.doc.ic.ac.uk/computing/systems/unix/bsd-sources/usr.bin/fsplit
> Is there a good reason for this not being in the base system? perhaps it was
> replaced? If it doesn't belong in the base system, someone please port it
> (we'll have to upload it to MASTER_SITE_LOCAL).

Use the CVS history (e.g. via cvsweb) to discover why it was removed
from FreeBSD.

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