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Re: Essential packages (Re: Debian on the Sharp Zaurus/SL-5xxx)



In message <20020616191659.GZ12595@alcor.net>
          Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 17, 2002 at 05:04:14AM +1000, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> 
> > > Which packages or programs seem superfluous to you?
> > > 
> > > ncurses-base
> > > ncurses-bin
> > Are these just to support dselect, should dselect be essential ?
> 
> They are also required by bash and cfdisk.  I personally could do without
> cfdisk.

bash can be built to use GNU readline instead.  Certainly curses isn't
small.


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