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Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2001 20:55:43 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: cygwin-apps Digest 2 Nov 2001 18:46:34 -0000 Issue 223]
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On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 11:03:40AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
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>> diff

Why diff?

>> file

Ditto?

>> login

Unless I'm missing something login isn't required by anything but
telnet and possibly rlogin.  It should not be included by default.

>> patch

Not sure about this, either.  I think that many of these would be
required for programmers.

>> These are automatically downloaded to support the
>> above packages; they could be moved from "Base" to
>> "Libs" if not already there:
>> gettext
>> groff
>> less
>> libncurses5
>> libncurses6
>> readline
>> termcap
>> terminfo

Most of these are not Libs.

The fact that something is downloaded due to a dependency doesn't
mean that it has to have a category change.

cgf

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