Subject: Re: pkg/29227
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Takahiro Kambe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/25/2005 23:06:32
In message <Pine.NEB.email@example.com>
on Wed, 23 Feb 2005 08:35:00 +0900 (JST),
Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> though iconv is a standard part of NetBSD 2.0.
> > It is intentionally as ruby-curses, ruby-gdbm, ruby-readline, ....
> Why are you making the ruby package so hard to use? To be able to run
> any ruby program that says it requires ruby 1.8.2, I have two choices.
I see what you want to say.
> If this is to save space, I'd like to know just how much space is saved.
> The standard ruby install is 10 MB or so. Of that, iconv is less than 40
> KB, or less than 0.4%.
It isn't the problem of ruby-iconv package itself. On some platforms
(including NetBSD 1.6.x), it needs additional iconv package. The same
way, ruby-curses package needs additional ncurses package. (And some
of NetBSD's ports have limited size of disk space.)
Anyway, I'll add ruby-iconv package to ruby18 and/or make ruby16/18 to
Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>