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Re: micro debian

Douglas Tutty <dtutty@porchlight.ca> wrote:

> For ancillary computer uses (e.g. a firewall), having an install option
> that focuses on a small footprint would be usefull, eg. no man pages,
> no documentation, etc since that's all on the main computer.  This
> suggests a modified package installation where the documentation doesn't
> get installed.  However, for security I would want to use the regular
> debian packages.  I don't want a totally separate distro.

AFAIK small regular debian packages include the man pages and docs and
I'm not sure dpkg will be very happy if you delete the files by hand,
but it might work.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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