Subject: Re: csup and base
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 12/07/2007 13:18:53
> Then what about misc/screen, www/lynx ... or even pkgsrc itself?
> Everyone uses them.
Well...most people, maybe, but not everyone. I don't use pkgsrc. At
all. I don't use screen. (I do use lynx, but not from pkgsrc.)
But then, maybe a quarter of /usr/bin and a third of /usr/sbin are
things I also don't use.
> Please keep that in mind, since we all love NetBSD for its
> minimalism. :-)
I find this doubtful in view of the tendency to dismiss machines
under, oh, about 128M, as unusably tiny...and the way NetBSD keeps
switching to ever-more-bloated compilers, to the point where anything
under about 128M *may* be unusably tiny in consequence. (Though that
view of it may be at least in part my bias against anything that can't
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