What do to about BitKeeper and the Linux Kernel

Tomasz Wegrzanowski taw at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Mar 29 14:14:05 UTC 2002

On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 01:39:16PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Jeroen Dekkers <jeroen at dekkers.cx> writes:
> >> RMS does not want to have pervasive crypto in the GNU project because
> >> he fears that GNU distribution sites might be shut down if they offer
> >> crypto code or code with crypto interfaces.  Crypto code should be
> >> concentrated in a few packages, even if this leads to technical
> >> problems.
> >
> > I don't understand, if you just place the main machines in Europe or
> > somewhere else we don't have those problems.
> At least GCC, wget, Emacs, Ghostscript and the Hurd will need crypto
> some day, so your suggestion does work too well in practice.

wget already has ssl support.

why would gcc need crypto ?

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