garbage

Lasse Kliemann lasse-hlfs-2008 at mail.plastictree.net
Sat Jun 7 11:22:48 PDT 2008


* Message by -marty- from Thu 2008-06-05:
> Ah, gotta love it. Stupidy.
> 
> checking how to build HTML documentation... not built
> configure: error: cannot build HTML documentation
> BARF...
> ./configure --drop-the-friggin-docs
> 
> I don't want all this intrusive, bloat on my servers!!!! Drop it!
> Texinfo, Groff, Man, Man-Pages, Info, etc are garbage. Get rid of them.
> Get rid of the damn locales too. useless. And all those foreign language crap;
> let them learn your language or go elsewhere. I don't want to accommodate them.
> Nobody else does either. All that junk is totally useless on a real world HLFS
> server; (and HLFS has no other valid uses). Only a moron think it is suitable,
> or even needed for a desktop system.

I use (my own variation of) HLFS on my desktop. But then, I would not mind if 
it was lacking locales, info pages, or HTML documentation. Only thing I'd 
like to have on the desktop are (English) man pages.

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