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Re: System requirements

Roland McGrath <frob@debian.org> writes:

> Luck.  It should in theory work to have no default pager (though that means
> you cannot use `swapon' at run time either), but there are likely some
> quirky assumptions being broken by that, and Thomas and I will be
> Completely Unsurprised if trying to run without a default pager screws up
> and/or dies in weird ways.

In theory a default pager would not be called until needed, but the
assumption in the kernel as well as a few little tidbits of Hurd code
is that it is always there.

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