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From: drobbins@g.o
Subject: Re: odds and ends
Date: Thu Jan 25 09:48:02 2001
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:27:43AM +0100, Robert Schrem wrote:
> > Currently about 200MB with lots of package-docs, and the 
> > development tools, but if you unmerge
> > all sys-devel packages beside the c++-libs and spython remove 
> > /usr/doc and /usr/src and all the static libs in /lib and /usr/lib 
> > you only need about 130MB and still have
> > a runable system. 
> 
> Hmmm, wouldn't it be nice to have a gentoo system that can
> boot from an 128 MB FlashDisk? There are som with PCMCIA
> interface... No more noisy hard disk technologiy from the 
> last century ... :)  Porbably a nice gift for my mom next christmas
> for surfing on the internet with seat belts on... :)

Creating a tiny libc build may be something we do after 1.0 is
released.  However, it may be best to simply create a new CVS tree
instead of modifying our current ebuilds, since I imagine that
the two projects will be very different.

Best Regards,

-- 
Daniel Robbins					<drobbins@g.o>
President/CEO					http://www.gentoo.org 
Gentoo Technologies, Inc.			

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-- Robert Schrem
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