Subject: Re: What about startup scripts??
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/30/2000 23:42:01
On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Andrew Brown wrote:

> >I thought you could avoid loading the compiler, since it's in comp.tgz.
> well...most people will want to build a kernel if they're building
> stripped down systems.  on the other hand, you might have another
> system that you use for that.
> >[If they're not already there, that would also be a good place to put the
> > static libraries -- you don't need them if you're not building anything.]
> indeed!  and the stuff under /usr/include.  you don't need that if
> you're not compiling...although it's nice reference material.  of
> course, it would logically follow that section 2 and 3 man pages would
> go there, since they're not needed if you're not compiling.

Uh, they are (in -current, anyway).