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Re: X and non-X packages (Re: Attempts at security)

On 04-Feb-07, 08:36 (CST), Oleg Verych <olecom@flower.upol.cz> 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.

Steve Greenland
    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

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