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.
Well, better watch out because it seems python will become essential
> 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 <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>