On Thu, 4 Nov 1999, Steve Lamb wrote:
> 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.
> > AGREE
> > 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.
At least for VIM there's luckily enough a vim-tty package that works quite
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