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Re: bsdcpio and bsdtar installed by default

On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 10:32:43AM +0100, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
> Martin Husemann <> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 09:53:30AM +0100, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
> > > So you object to bloat the system with BSD tar and cpio, but OK to do that
> > > with bozohttpd? Interesting consistency. :)
> > 
> > It's obviously different because we didn't have another httpd in base
> > already.
> We do not have many applications for many services, but it does not mean
> that we have to add one for each /etc/services line.
> Anyway, my point was that argument about "re-bloating" was groundless.

Perhaps you should familiarize yourself with the facts before you decide
to flame.

In fact, we removed GNU tar from the system some time ago.  I don't
object to replacing our existing tar/pax/cpio with a better version,
but I certainly do object to going back to the situation where we
provide two versions of a common utility.


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