Remove BIND, Sendmail, Perl and etc from base?

Chris Pressey cpressey at
Wed Jul 23 10:19:40 PDT 2003

On Tue, 22 Jul 2003 23:56:07 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>     It will be primarily a binary format, but it should be possible to
>     build from sources as well.   This is far in the future so that's
>     just a guess but I think it's been well proven that binary
>     packaging and distribution is far more reliable the sources,
>     especially if the dependancies and library revs can be guarenteed.
> 						-Matt

I think one of the stronger arguments for allowing binary packages is
that not everyone will want to install all the required build tools,
especially when they don't use them themselves (e.g. ezm3 for cvsup.)

my 2c^H/,

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