List of absolutely required files for FreeBSD?

Gautam Gopalakrishnan ggop at
Wed Dec 31 17:06:56 PST 2003

On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 01:30:07PM -0800, Philip Hallstrom wrote:
> Hi -
> 	I was wondering if there is a list of absolutely required files
> for FreeBSD?  I'm trying to trim an installation down as small as possible
> (to put on Compact Flash).
> If I start out with just the 'bin' directory for the release there's
> around 100megs of files.  Obviously a lot of them like ipfw I don't need.
> However, what about things like awk? I won't use it, but are there other
> parts of FreeBSD (ie /etc/rc.* files)?

This may be useful (reduced to 12MB + 10 MB for perl)


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