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Re: proftpd

Thursday, November 04, 1999, 2:14:14 PM, Florian wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 02, 1999 at 12:28:18AM +0100, David Weinehall wrote:
>> Guess I'll use another ftp-server from now on, because I can't possibly
>> defend using programs that behaves this way. I'm sorry, because I really
>> liked proftd, but my disk-space is limited, and several small unnecessary
>> libraries quickly adds up.


> Two choices i see:

> - Split up proftpd in two packages a plain and a sql "enabled" proftpd.
> - Let people wanting to use sql recompile the package (Easy switch in 
>   debian/rules) ...


> Flo (Who does not like this bloat)

    Can we also apply this to packages that have both console and X versions?
Quite frankly I think it is foolish that vim requires X to run on the console.
The same with mtr.  Both packages might easily be found on a headless, X-less
computer running some basic functionality.

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