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SubjectRe: GNU/Linux stance by Richard Stallman
In article <>,
Alexander Viro <> wrote:
>On Sun, 28 Mar 1999, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 27, 1999 at 06:25:01PM -0600, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
>> > This is just as much bloat, if you count the extra 1017 bytes this
>> > takes on a typical filesystem. And you've broken portability!
>> wasted space in the blocks is irrelevant -- you're going to get that
>> no matter what.
>Ahem... Forgot to count ELF signature and headers, didn't you? Minimal
>/bin/true being #!/bin/sh - 10 bytes (you'll need newline at the end).

Nope. Zero bytes.

$ sync > /tmp/true
$ chmod +x /tmp/true
$ if /tmp/true; then echo "True is true"; fi
True is true

david parsons \bi/ /bin/true size dicksize wars... I've *got* to get
\/ out more.

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