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Re: Perl essential ?

On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 05:49:04PM -0800, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 12:31:34PM +1100, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> > >From my count there are 24 essential binaries, totalling 6550kB of
> > linux-i386 debs.
> > 
> > Perl-base is one of them at 840kB, ~13% of total essential size.
> Horrid.

Well, better watch out because it seems python will become essential
soon too.

> Perl should NOT be required. It's an interpreter. For scripts.

And so is bash, better remove it.

Be careful, your bias is showing.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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