cvs commit: src/gnu/usr.bin Makefile src/lib Makefile src/sbin
Makefile src/usr.bin Makefile src/usr.sbin Makefile
nate at root.org
Fri Aug 29 23:33:15 PDT 2003
On Sat, 30 Aug 2003, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 12:14:17PM -0700, Nate Lawson wrote:
> >On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, David O'Brien wrote:
> >> On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 09:08:35AM -0400, Robert Watson wrote:
> >> > On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > NO_TOOLCHAIN skips Compilers and Binutils
> >> > > NO_USB skips USB stuff
> >> > > NO_VINUM skips Vinum stuff
> >> > > NO_ACPI skips ACPI stuff
> >> >
> >> > Great! I was hoping this would be the outcome of the Minimalist FreeBSD
> >> > discussion.
> >> Was there a discussion somewhere that most of us missed?
> >Hmm, missed it also. In general I'm in favor of this but would prefer to
> >see these also defined under a single knob (MINIMAL?).
> I'd like to disagree here. What you see as essential in a minimal
> system might be irrelevant to me and vice versa. 2.x PicoBSD was
> probably the first real attempt at 'minimal' and it came in four
> versions (including 'custom') to meet different requirements. If you
> take something like PicoBSD as a minimal system, does the 'minimal'
> know give you the union or intersection of the various PicoBSD
> variants? In the former case, you have something that's slightly more
> than minimal and in the latter case, you need to add a few more bits
> to reach a usable system.
Exactly. You've followed my point to its logical conclusion which is that
before we go too far down this road, come up with a design.
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