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From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
Subject: Re: sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 09:03:30 -0800
On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 9:00 AM, Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Alec Warner <antarus@g.o> wrote:
>> Whatever man, look at all this bloat!
>>
>> virtual/ssh
>
> Great - I can remote access a system that doesn't boot.
>
>> sys-apps/kbd
>
> Full editing of config files works with my original IBM PC keyboard
> (Estonian version)!
>
>> sys-apps/texinfo
>
> I can use a really arcane system for browsing documentation when my
> system doesn't boot (perhaps from not meeting the 6GB of RAM
> requirement).

To be fair, I did actually learn something from reading info pages once.

date -d @UNIXTIMESTAMP

Best feature ever.

>
> Now all we need is xorg and chromium.  If we just use the native
> Google version it probably doesn't even need any dependencies.  :)
>
> Rich
>


References:
sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
-- Mike Frysinger
Re: sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
-- Rich Freeman
Re: sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
-- Alec Warner
Re: sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
-- Rich Freeman
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