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Re: gcc as optional

On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 02:20:02PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 11:37:08AM +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> Compiling a kernel is not `a basic task'. Compiling userspace programs,
> however, might be.

Or might not.

A base system should contain base packages, and not development tools.

gcc should be made optional, in my opinion, as well as any other tool which
comes as part of the base system and is not required to have a complete
functional base system (again, without devel tools).


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