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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] cleaning out 'bc' and 'ed' from system
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 20:29:11
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] cleaning out 'bc' and 'ed' from system by Maurice van der Pot
1 On Thursday 21 April 2005 03:19 pm, Maurice van der Pot wrote:
2 > On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 10:09:16PM +0300, Juha Varkki wrote:
3 > > bc? Do you mean /usr/bin/bc or did I miss something?
4 > > Why on earth are you taking it out?
5 > > I use bc quite often actually ..
6 >
7 > It's gonna be taken out of system, not removed from portage.
8 > You can still emerge it if you want it, you'll just not be forced to
9 > have it installed anymore.
11 yeah, dont get me wrong ... i think 'bc' is a cool util, it's just that not
12 many people 'new' to the *nix world have any clue what it's for so forcing it
13 on them isnt nice ;)
14 -mike
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Re: [gentoo-dev] cleaning out 'bc' and 'ed' from system "Luis F. Araujo" <araujo@g.o>