Re: debian-installer status -- 2002-08-26
On 26 Aug 2002 00:39:06 +0200
Tollef Fog Heen <email@example.com> wrote:
> It is difficult to reduce a library if you don't know what functions
> in it will be used. Since additional modules could be dropped onto
> install media at any time, it is very difficult to guarantee that a
> reduced libc will have all the symbols they need.
> The least insane way of handling this is probably to have a libc6
> package and other "full" packages with the libraries we need; this
> will waste some space, but is probably the only way to go for now.
> Unless somebody comes up with a better way, that is the way we will
I was hoping that this problem won't come up, but it seems like
I like the way of having a full-libc6 udeb, for additional modules.
Logic being that if one can install additional udebs,
they should probably be able to install libc6.udeb.
I was kind of thinking of "udebootstrap", but that might be a bit more