Re: X and non-X packages (Re: Attempts at security)
On 04-Feb-07, 08:36 (CST), Oleg Verych <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> As there are *-static and non static packages of executable, e2fsck as
> example, i think, it's not very hard to have some other differences,
> such as *-x -nox, etc.
There are a very few packages built -static: all I can find at present
are xlibs-dev (?), e2fsck, bash, busybox, dar, and two versions of zsh.
We used to build -x and -nox versions of packages that supported it; it
became a huge bloat and workload and we agreed to stop.
The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
world. -- seen on the net