Dan Nelson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > In the last episode (Aug 04), Andrew Gould said: >> --- Scott Oertel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> > I use midnight commander on a daily basis, can anyone recommend a >> > better, more lightweight tool then mc? >> >> I would also like to hear recommendations for alternatives to mc that >> are light weight, work on the command line **and** are either >> included on the FreeBSD installation CD or would be appropriate >> additions to the installation CD. > > Actually, mc is pretty lightweight if you disable all the options. Note > that the dependency on Perl isn't listed in OPTIONS, so you have to > disable it manually in the port Makefile by setting > WITHOUT_PERL_MODULES=yes > Anyway, for a base system, it's still a bit heavy. In fact, one can always do anything with cp/mv.... I believe the base system should only include the simplest solution, that is, the most fundamental tools one needs, and without redundancy.
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