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Re: devel/git and devel/git-base are confusing

On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 09:12:17PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> That's as may be, but what this thread is actually howling at length
> about is the bloat of whether or not the default git package installs
> tcl... when it also installs perl unconditionally.

Perl has, whether one likes or not, acquired a status of a very low level
dependency that several packages need. It does not feel like you are
building it just for git.

Also, x11 or no x11 is a (call it psychological) factor. That's so with
likes of vim also, to give another example.


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