On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Peter Wemm wrote:
> Mark Murray wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > Now that I have your attention, please listen up, this may have some
> > far-reaching consequences.
> > 
> > We currently have 2 telnet sources in the src/ tree; src/crypto/telnet
> > and the "base" telnet spread around in (src/*/*telnet*/).
> > 
> > The "base" telnet is a complete subset of src/crypto telnet, and as
> > a consequence of this, I want to remove the base telnet bits from
> > the src/ tree. (Just the source, not the build infrastructure).
> > 
> > This will be accomplished by removing the "base" sources, and building
> > telnet without defining the AUTHENTICATION and ENCRYPTION macros. These
> > macros are currently used with unifdef to make (by hand) the "base"
> > telnet stuff).
> > 
> > I'm not sure when I'll make the commit, but it will be soonish, with
> > due fanfare.
> > 
> > Those of you who believe that you may be in trouble with your
> > government by having crypto in your posession (as opposed to using
> > it), please let me know ASAP! This will make src/crypto mandatory
> > if you want telnet(d). This will _not_ make crypto _use_ mandatory.
> I for one will miss it.  I used libexec/telnetd extensively during ia64
> bootstrap (and still use it) before we had the crypto stuff going.  This
> was all built by hand, 'make world' still isn't an option there.  I also
> use usr.bin/telnet on other systems where SRA is constantly getting in 
> my face and annoying the !^@#%!@^#!# out of me.

I agree.  SRA is really annoying.

Dan Eischen

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