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Re: [ITP] tftp-hpa 5.0
- From: Charles Wilson <cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm>
- To: Mailing List: CygWin-Apps <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 03:46:53 -0400
- Subject: Re: [ITP] tftp-hpa 5.0
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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
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
+1. (not that you need votes, since tftp-hpa is already in the distros)
cygwin inetutils maintainer