Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/libexec/httpd
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 10/16/2007 16:57:44
>> 2) Provide something out of the box that a number of folks want.
> - I do not think that many users in our community are interested on this;
> - User should decide what software he wants to use;
The latter applies to practically everything in the system; as for the
former, if you start trimming everything that anyone thinks "nobody"
uses, there won't be much left. (My own list would start with UUCP.)
> - This software is not NetBSD-specific, that is, it does not need
> some services of our kernel;
Nothing specific to NetBSD, true. But the same is true of probably at
least 75% of the programs we ship. Nearly anything in /usr/bin is an
> - Again, as a user I wont have a software in the base which perhaps
> never ever going to use;
If one person never using it is a reason to remove something, at least
2/3 of /usr/bin and /usr/sbin can go, because I am probably never ever
going to use them.
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