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Re: Changes in Debian base install

On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 01:54:10PM +0200, Toni Heinonen wrote:
> Security-wise, I think it's kind of silly portmapper is still on by
> default. People don't even need it most of the time! Is there any
> pressing reasons why at least nfs-kernel-server and nfs-common and
> preferrably portmap couldn't be optional, and not in the standard base
> install?
> And is there some pressing reasons why we couldn't unbundle gcc and
> other development tools from the standard base install?

I just did an install of woody the other day, and none of the packages
you mention were installed by default. What type of install are you
talking about?


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