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Re: [DEP-BLOAT] 'initscripts' require lot of low-level stuff



notting redhat com (Bill Nottingham) writes:

>> the 'initscripts' package has dependencies on lot of low-level stuff
>> like dev, e2fsprogs, ethtool... Because 'initscripts' are required
>> by nearly every daemon, these low-level tools will be installed
>> everytime. E.g. a simple ftp server will require LVM2 tools.
>
> *shrug*. You cannot assume what sort of storage is available.

sorry, bad wording. I should have used 'ftp daemon' (a software package
like vsftpd).

I fail to see which part of a ftp daemon package shall be responsible
for providing the storage.



Enrico


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