Installing git draws a lot of dependencies
mail at osfux.nl
Tue Feb 2 09:44:14 UTC 2021
Have you looked at the dependencies involved with installing
Looks like a better fit for your sd-card.
On 2/2/21 10:22 AM, freebsd at casidy.com wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Can you point me to a discussion explaining why we have to keep up with
> sooo many dependencies?
> I assume this matter was address many times and I don't want to directly
> bring up the topic... again.
> I have just installed FreeBSD12 on a new system. First thing I want to
> reinstall is git.
> But I can't believe what I am reading, when I do 'pkg install git' I can
> see a lot of dependencies where I can't see the relationship with git.
> Installing git will have, amongst others...
> * bash I don't need that
> * perl5 Come on! I just want git!
> * python What? Why do you need Perl5 in the first place?
> * subversion Git is using subversion???
> * tpm-emulator Emulator of what?
> Installing git will consume up to 367 MiB of my SDCard on my Pi...
> Yeah, I know it's not new. Just want to know what is the very good
> reason behind that.
> Thanks for enlighting me.
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