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Re: definition of 3rd party software
- To: <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: definition of 3rd party software
- From: "Brian Szymanski" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 16:57:59 -0400 (EDT)
- Cc: <email@example.com>
- References: Your message of "Mon, 10 Jun 2002 15:35:15 EDT." <firstname.lastname@example.org> <200206102035.g5AKZSHO001279@snouts.obtuse.com>
So, in the particular case of usr.bin/patch, would I be correct in
assuming this isn't 3rd party software?
Cheers and thanks,
> We don't need a "definition" of it - when source is brought
> into the tree from elsewhere, yes, we usually make changes, but
> it's often helpful to just leave the stuf there complete even if
> for instance, the win32 crud isn't used, just to make importing
> future stuff from the same source a little easier.
> So basically, yes, there are unused files in the tree, and
> sometimes it suits the maintainers to keep them there.