The EDCommon framework extends Foundation and AppKit in a natural way. It contains common methods you always need, like removing whitespace around a string, special collection classes such as stack or object pair, an object-oriented API for socket programming, some widgets, the chasing arrows to indicate background activity for example, an XML parser and other nifty stuff. The origins of the EDCommon und EDMessage frameworks date back to 1997 and the original NeXT implementation of the OpenStep standard. Most of their components have been thoroughly tested and refined through years of use in OpenSource as well as in commercial projects. EDCommon also has full Apple-style reference documentation for all classes and other APIs.
Binary packages can be installed with the high-level tool pkgin (which can be installed with pkg_add) or pkg_add(1) (installed by default). The NetBSD packages collection is also designed to permit easy installation from source.
The pkg_admin audit command locates any installed package which has been mentioned in security advisories as having vulnerabilities.
Please note the vulnerabilities database might not be fully accurate, and not every bug is exploitable with every configuration.
Problem reports, updates or suggestions for this package should be reported with send-pr.