build option survey

Peter Jeremy PeterJeremy at optushome.com.au
Mon Aug 1 07:41:06 GMT 2005


On Sun, 2005-Jul-31 15:23:47 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>I'm working on a script which will survey the various build options
>(NO_FOO, NO_BAR etc) and what their impact is on the installed system
>footprint.
>
>	http://phk.freebsd.dk/misc/kernel_options/HTML/

Nice.

>PS: Interestingly, this survey has theological implications as well
>as it proves the long held belief that C++ is evil:  The NO_CXX
>option which prevents the installation of this evilness eliminates
>exactly 666 files :-)

According to Robert Heinlein, that should be 6**6**6.  And I notice
that there's no single option to that reflects the answer to life, the
universe and everything. :-)

-- 
Peter Jeremy


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