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Re: Questions regarding the base system

Christoph Lameter:
> You might have misunderstood me. I want adduser removed from the base
> system not from debian altogether.

The base system needs to create a user. If adduser is not in
the base system, then the base system needs to duplicate the
functionality of adduser. Not a good idea.

> But that is a good place for people to start with and it should be easy to
> just decompress that huge file into a partition. And also fast.

I'm getting the impression that you want by-pass dpkg. Have you
considered configuration? Dependencies outside base+standard?

> Will you do it?

No, but it's still the better solution.

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