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Re: Error during potato bf install

On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 11:36:26PM -0700, Randolph Chung wrote:

> > Well POSIX.so and POSIX.pm are provided by perl-5.005-base, adduser does
> > need it in order to be internationzalized. I've written the patch ...
> Is it really that hard to rewrite adduser in C? Can someone enlighten me as
> to why doing that will not be feasible?

  Of course it's not hard to do.  But personally I don't like to
  duplicate functionality and besides it increases our workload with
  yet another program we have to maintain.

> boot-floppies should have as little dependencies as possible. i don't think
> we should move anything (even small parts of perl-base) onto it....

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