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Option to trim packages
I've noticed that some packages install lots of files for supporting software
development that are not needed on most production servers. An example is
databases/db4. My Solaris build of it contains 41MB of files, only 4.5MB of
which is even usable at runtime. OpenSSL is similar, but smaller all round.
It seems to me that there is a class of package that provides libraries for
other packages that could be trimmed somehow. I don't want to go down the Linux
route of making people install a separate -devel package any time they want to
do something useful, but I would like to give sysadmins the ability to build
lightweight binary packages for deployment on production servers.
Would making parts of the PLIST work for this? Maybe add a variable to
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