[Freedombox-discuss] Is there a list of executables that are on the DP, part of what's shipped?

Sandy Harris sandyinchina at gmail.com
Sat Jun 1 10:38:37 UTC 2013

Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:

> Quoting John Gilmore (2013-05-31 20:07:16)

>> The reason that the compressed man pages are there is that each
>> installed Debian package includes its man pages ...
>> The reason that the "man" command itself wasn't there is that nobody
>> had asked for it yet.  I'm sure it can be added to future builds.
>> (But, I note that adding it also drags in the Groff text-processing
>> package and the miscellaneous bsdmainutils package, which use another
>> megabyte of space in the image.)
> An alternative to adding a man reader is to strip manpages and other
> pieces irrelevant for a system not intended for CLI usage, e.g. using
> localepurge.

Another alternative would be to run groff during the build and make
the formatted outputs available, as text or HTML. FreeS/WAN had
code to do that with HTML output, including making all the cross
references like ls(1) into links.

Who put a stop payment on my reality check?

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