Subject: Re: Packages for NetBSD (Was: Why are there two 4.4BSD dev. groups)
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From: Timothy Newsham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/11/1995 10:44:10
> I've personally torn both ways on this issue. On the one hand, I'd
> really like perl to be available to encourage package authors to write
> good quality high functionality pre/post installation scripts. On the
> other, I'd really rather the base NetBSD distribution were a whole lot
> smaller than it currently is.
even the docs and the compiler are installed as seperate modules
above and beyond 'base'. Those are definitely a *hell of a lot*
more important than perl.
Perl can be provided as an add-on.
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