some minor Core pruning

Jeremy Katz katzj at
Tue Jun 13 02:15:01 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 23:18 +0200, Karsten Hopp wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 05:48:12PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > lksctp-tools
> Requested by two huge partners for RHEL, dunno if anyone else uses it.

Doesn't really strike me as a compelling reason for it to stay in Core.
Can be maintained in Extras for that.

> > tn5250
> I've never used it and actually have no idea what it is used for. I just 
> check if there are any upstream updates and fix bugs when someone reports
> them (none so far). We've already moved more important packages to Extras such
> as x3270 which is absolutely required if you need to install a mainframe.

tn5250 is for iSeries consoles, although x3270 has grown support for
5250s too.  So nuking from orbit may well be sufficient.


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