Re: ash splitting and Herbert Xu (Fw: Bug#97310 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#97310: More package-splitting stupidity))
On Sun, 13 May 2001, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 06:22:28PM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > What a brilliant, endearing, technical response to a serious question.
> > Look at the archives for #97310, especially where Aaron points out that the
> > bloating to the Packages file actually takes up more room than installing
> > ash, as opposed to ash-medium, saves.
> Well frankly that's the only response you could possibly get by
> repeatedly filing such frivolous bugs against my packages.
> For the record, ash-medium was intended to be used on the boot floppies as
> they lacked a small shell with history support. This is not appropriate in
> the main ash package since this history support is incomplete and also
> unnecessary for non-interactive use.
Um, you both are wrong.
There should be no ash-medium.deb.
However, there should be an ash.udeb.