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From:
Michael G Schwern
Date:
November 1, 2003 20:56
Subject:
Re: Another request (not for perl 5.8.2...)
Message ID:
20031102045629.GC3659@localhost.comcast.net
On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 09:44:20PM +0000, Alan Burlison wrote:
> We already ship two versions of perl as it is.  I managed to prune 5.6.1 
> down from 3410 files to a mere 1156 and still end up with a working build. 
> I have this large chainsaw you see... ;-)

Debian has managed to cut their perl-base binary package down to
127 files.  2.7 megs.  Though they still build from the full Perl source.

http://packages.debian.org/cgi-bin/search_contents.pl?searchmode=filelist&word=perl-base&version=testing

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Michael G Schwern        schwern@pobox.com  http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/
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