Hi! > > This is an appliance class machine. It has 2G of storage and that has > > to include 2 copies for the OS so we can ping-pong for upgrades. > > I can get > 2GB CPU cache per system (spread over 8+ sockets) these > days. Is it really reasonable to expect port maintainers to take up the > work and classify their maintained ports for you to save you an > additional 2GB of cheap flash storage?
Letting the appliance-market slip away to other platforms should be avoided. > At a certain scale those > trade-offs might make sense for you, but I suspect most FreeBSD port > maintainers and FreeBSD users don't mind a few 100 kB of documentation > and headers on their systems. Aren't there easier solutions which don't > require a lot of manual work? Using the pkg-plist of packages by removing those files not in bin/ or lib/ might solve approx. 80% of the problem. Someone's willing to test this 8-} ? -- p...@opsec.eu +49 171 3101372 4 years to go ! _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-ports To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-ports-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"