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Re: Useless programs in base.tgz - bpm, ekermit...
On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 01:34:52PM +0000, coypu%SDF.ORG@localhost wrote:
> There's a lot of programs sticking around since a long time, and are
> less useful today. at the very least, they do not need to be in
> base.tgz, which means they take up space even in minimal installs.
> ekermit in rescue, base.tgz
I added kermit (gkermit, which was later replaced with ekermit). I added
it because it is:
B) Essential for recovering damaged systems with only serial
It's repeatedly been a lifesaver for me both in development and when
helping customers recover their devices in the field after they
screwed them up. Please don't remove it. A minimal but robust file
transfer utility is an essential base system component for embedded
> bpm in base.tgz
I didn't even know this program existed! Does it work?
> atf tests utilities in base.tgz
This is ridiculous.
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