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SubjectRe: GNU/Linux stance by Richard Stallman
Hi Albert.

On Fri, 26 Mar 1999, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:

>>> Check out /bin/false sometime. It is almost 100% bloat.

>> Enclosed are both /bin/false and /bin/true from the system I'm
>> running on (RedHat 5.0 with kernel 2.2.4 - not my system though),
>> and neither appears to be much in the way of bloat to me...

> Odd... I'm running Red Hat 5.0 too. Here is GNU false:

Since I wrote that, I've been home and checked my systems, which run a
variety of RedHat 4.1, 5.1 and 5.2 installs, and all are heavily
bloated. I have to assume that at some time, the ones on the system I
posted from were tweaked to reduce the bloat...

Yours is the 23rd reply commenting on my post, but the other 22 were
all private. However, I'd say I've had enough replies over this...

Best wishes from Riley.

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| development, ie., the quality is too high and the speed is too high, |
| in other words, I can implement this XXXX feature, but I bet someone |
| else has already done so and is just about to release their patch. |
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