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Re: Remove BIND, Sendmail, Perl and etc from base?

From: Jeremy Messenger <mezz7@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 16:34:55 -0500

On Tue, 22 Jul 2003 11:47:31 -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:

>     The eventual goal is to make *ALL* userland applications, including
>     things like cp, ls, etc... all operate through the packaging system,
>     and remember that it is the packaging system's goal to support
>     installation of multiple versions of anything without conflict.
>     This will be a big sub-project in DragonFly... to rip up the whole
>     buildworld system and replace it with a packaging system, but one that
>     I think needs to be delayed until we can actually implement the
>     packaging system, which in turn will require the ability to operate
>     userland VFSs (for the 'environment's I keep talking about).  There is
>     no reason to rip the apps out now because we have nothing to replace
>     them with until the packaging system is ready to go.  I'm talking
>     probably a 6-12 month time frame for this stage.

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