On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 06:38:25AM +0400, Andrey A. Chernov wrote:
> > > > Personally, I think it's worth it to get rid of a GNU dependency in
> > > > the base system, as well as reducing the overall amount of functional
> > > > code duplication.
> > > 
> > > I don't, particularly since the two programs which use it are already
> > > GNU software, so you haven't actually bought any additional freedom by
> > > making such a change.
> > 
> > A third is vinum, which buys some additional freedom :-)
> So lets use it for vinum only leaving gnu soft bug-to-bug compatible with
> itself.

After re-reading this entire thread, I still agree with Andrey.
But is there some reason you are holding back updating libedit for those
programs that do use it today (or are non-GPVed and could use libedit)?

The LukeM ftp client, needs the fuller NetBSD libedit, so it would be
nice to get your patches committed to ours.


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