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Re: RFC: bug reporting tool as standard [which one, if any?]

On Sat, Jan 27, 2001 at 01:31:25AM +0000, James Troup wrote:
> Now personally, I'm in favour of promoting 'reportbug' to standard; 

<random support>

> The only problem is, it
> involves promoting python-base to standard.  I don't see this as a
> problem, but I'm sure some will and to be fair, I am biased.  For
> reference python-base is about 2.7Mb installed and 830Kb as a .deb.
> If you compare this to some of the big packages currently in
> standard[1], it's really not that big a deal.  It also compares
> reasonably with perl-5.6-base which is about 1.7Mb.

It'd also probably be reasonable to compare against perl-5.6 that you'd
want to compare with (perl-base being required, perl being standard),
which is about 3MB as a .deb...


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