Printed book - remove deps and descriptions?

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Feb 17 15:12:33 PST 2003


Frank Gore wrote:

>On February 17, 2003 17:36, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
>  
>
>>I would suggest removing the contents and descriptions. Those are easily
>>available from the man and info pages. It is more imporatant to know
>>what the package is for rather than what each executable/library
>>installed by the package does.
>>
>>Regarding the dependencies, someone with a fast processor should be able
>>to do it quickly using strace.
>>    
>>
>hehehe, could that be any more opposite what I just posted? I guess everyone 
>has a different opinion of what they consider "important knowledge"
>  
>
:-) I read your post after I sent in mine. BTW, I do agree with part of 
your post, it is imporatant to know what the package is for, but not a 
detailed description of each installed file.

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