RFC: purging old perl-5.005_03 from base

Erik P. Skaalerud erik at pentadon.com
Tue Aug 3 08:18:34 PDT 2004

Enemy God wrote:
"Needed" would be a strong word. Ever seen a BSD break because of tiny 
games in base? Even windows ships their server systems with the 
ability to install games.
You are right, the system should have the "ability to install games".
But shipping the ISO with those games increases the size of the ISO and 
make the build time longer, not much but it's a step in the right 

[erik at dragon:/usr/share/games]$ du -sh .
3.7M    .
Yes, they take up _alot_ of space </sarcasm>.

As David just posted, its better to use our time to code/fix something 
useful rather removing code that doesnt bother us at all.

- Erik

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