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Mike Frysinger wrote:
>On Thursday 21 April 2005 03:19 pm, Maurice van der Pot wrote:
>>On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 10:09:16PM +0300, Juha Varkki wrote:
>>>bc? Do you mean /usr/bin/bc or did I miss something?
>>>Why on earth are you taking it out?
>>>I use bc quite often actually ..
>>It's gonna be taken out of system, not removed from portage.
>>You can still emerge it if you want it, you'll just not be forced to
>>have it installed anymore.
>yeah, dont get me wrong ... i think 'bc' is a cool util, it's just that not
>many people 'new' to the *nix world have any clue what it's for so forcing it
>on them isnt nice ;)
Nobody is forcing. I think it is better/easier to keep the package
than tracking/adding a lot of dependencies in the ebuilds.
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