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Re: Option to trim packages

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 09:48:48AM +1200, Lloyd Parkes wrote:
> 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.

Well, in this specific case it might be more than reasonable to move the
API documentation to a separate package.


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