Re: CD sizes again (and BoF reminder!)
On Sat, Jul 07, 2012 at 04:36:34PM -0600, Joey Hess wrote:
> > - ftp, telnet: mostly redundant with wget and nc, unless you really like
> > cleartext authentication
> > - procmail: server
> These are priority standard.
This is fixeable.
> > - pcmciautils: PCMCIA is dead
> > - jfsutils, reiserfsprogs, ufsutils: obscure
> > - discover
> > - openssh-server: server, not desktop
> > - grub-legacy
> These are all installed by d-i in various situations.
> > - loop-aes-utils: loop-aes is not supported
> partman-crypto still installs this.
This can be fixed easily.
> > - sharutils: obscure; we've had MIME for 20 years
> > - fakeroot, autopoint: more development
> > - mtools: obscure; FAT volumes are auto-mounted
> > - tcpd: server
> > - module-init-tools: transitional package
> > - linux-sound-base,
> > - gcc-4.-base
> > - python2.6: 2.7 is already there
> AFAICS, debian-cd does not explicitly include these, they're being
> pulled in by some other packages.
Priority? Will write bugs.
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