svn commit: r195200 - in head/usr.sbin: . wake

Marc Balmer marc at
Tue Jun 30 21:45:45 UTC 2009

Am 30.06.2009 um 23:43 schrieb Kostik Belousov:

> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 11:34:36PM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
>> Am 30.06.2009 um 23:29 schrieb Kostik Belousov:
>>> 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.
> There are infinite amount of things that are essential for some
> operations. Just looking around, I found dhcp server, http servers,
> scripting languages, X, vpns and so on. Hopefully, our base system  
> will
> not grow to include that too.
> I actively oppose to the bloat of the base system, and I consider the
> tool to be unappropriate for it. Use ports. Please.

I really don't consider a ~4K command bloat.  For this kind of  
commands/stuff, base is the right place.

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