Subject: Re: UUCP removal from OpenBSD
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rick Kelly <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/2001 17:33:38
Greg A. Woods said:
>I've no desire to see packaging get that fine-grained. Separately
>packaging large subsystems like UUCP, the compilers, all documentation,
>etc., is one thing, but total fine-trained packaging is quite another.
>It can be a nighmare to use (and no doubt to maintain) on those
>commercial unix systems that go to such trouble.
Yes, Solaris has gone completely overboard.
rattler> uname -a
SunOS rattler 5.8 Generic_108528-08 sun4m sparc SUNW,SPARCstation-4
rattler> pkginfo | wc -l
Except for GCC and OpenOffice, I've added almost nothing to this
system. This was a developer install, as opposed to full install or
full w/OEM install.
The seven binary tarballs shipped with NetBSD do the job.
Rick Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org www.rmkhome.com