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Re: [ITP] tftp-hpa 5.0

On 9/30/2010 2:27 AM, Gernot Hillier wrote:
> As the inetutils' tftpd is too limited for our use cases

I'll take a look at your packaging, and give the client/server a few
tests -- but it will have to wait until the weekend.

The first thing I noted, is that tftp-hpa still installs the server as
"/usr/sbin/in.tftpd" (no .exe).  For consistency with the inetutils
server it is replacing -- and cygwin standards -- that should be renamed
to "/usr/sbin/tftpd.exe"

I'd always intended to retire inetutil's tftpd and tftp in favor of the
hpa version, but I haven't had enough 'tuits.  Thanks!

We'll need to coordinate the release of tftp-hpa with an update to
inetutils (removing its tftp*).  If possible, it would be nice to split
the server and client components into two separate packages (see rsh and

I'd also like to "move" the relevant documentation from
/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/inetutils.README to
/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/tftp-hpa.README (and

+1.  (not that you need votes, since tftp-hpa is already in the distros)

cygwin inetutils maintainer

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