Subject: Re: What about startup scripts??
To: Dominik Rothert <>
From: Al B. Snell <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/30/2000 23:23:03
On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Dominik Rothert wrote:

> What we call "base" in this discussion is splitted into several
> parts. You are being asked whether to install X11 or not during install.
> And I think putting gcc and X11 into base is a good idea, since most
> use both. If you think those don't belong to base, don't select them
> to be installed during install - finished. ;-)

Yes, but my point was, why have the set selecting thing in the install
system when we could do it all through the package system, which has
several desirable features with respect to the package database,
upgrading, etc...


                               Alaric B. Snell
   Any sufficiently advanced technology can be emulated in software