Subject: Re: Suggestion: inclusion of the truncate(1) utility into the tree
To: Alexander Langer <alex@FreeBSD.ORG>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/21/2000 11:41:04
On Fri, Jul 21, 2000 at 08:29:42PM +0200, Marc Espie wrote:
> If you are concerned about discrepancies with other BSDs, you should try
> to get NetBSD (and maybe BSDi ? I don't follow BSDi...) to include perl
> in their base distribution.
Oh, puhleeze! perl is far from necessary to do many of thing things
its used for in `base distributions'.
Maybe people should actually learn shell and awk better.
Anyway, the last thing that embedded systems people want is perl
required by basic system scripts.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>