[TUHS] Code bloat (was: How Unix brings people together, or it's a small...)

Peter Jeremy peter at rulingia.com
Wed Feb 8 15:37:52 AEST 2017

On 2017-Feb-08 14:47:03 +1100, Nick Downing <downing.nick at gmail.com> wrote:
[FreeBSD bloat]
>that's only considering the kernel. If you look in the ports
>collection you see they have incredible amounts of bloat there too...

Note the the ports system is not a core part of FreeBSD - it's for bits
that have deliberately been left out of the core/base system.

>The quest for a clean minimal system goes on ->. FreeBSD is not the
>answer. In fact I believe 4.3BSD-Reno and 4.4 go strongly offtrack.

I believe someone has ported 2.11BSD to the x86

Peter Jeremy
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