[clc-devel] Fwd: Re: libtiff [per at fukt.bth.se]

Giulivo Navigante giulivonavigante at tiscali.it
Tue May 4 15:17:54 UTC 2004


On 05/04/04 12:54:42, Per Liden wrote:
> On Tue, 4 May 2004, Giulivo Navigante wrote:

> > note that hylafax (now in contrib) needs of binaries stuff from libtiff
> > that your port delete by default :(
> >
> > why you wants to remove these binaries?
> 
> It has always been the CRUX-tradition to remove files that aren't used,  
> aren't needed or otherwise just take up space. What is considered  
> unneeded is of course a matter of taste, but /usr/bin/* from libtiff have  
> been on my list of unneeded files.
>
> If you need these utils, why not create a libtiff-utils port?

Since Per consider unneeded /usr/bin/* from libtiff, a libtiff-utils port  
seems to be useful. Does anyone want to start maintaining it?


Regards.

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Giulivo Navigante
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