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Re: debian is too big

On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 12:25:13PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 09:44:23AM +0000, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> > That would be a godsend. It would work, too. It's happening already:
> > a lot of people run woody as "the stable core" and backports.org
> > as "the rest", so the idea certainly has merit.
> I think it has some problems, though -- for instance, differences in
> versions of libc.  If we supported building packages from source better
> (which I really think we should), this instantly becomes more practical.

What do you mean "building packages from source better"? What
improvements did you have in mind?


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