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pkgbase: Create a FreeBSD-utilities package and make it the default one
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Authored by manu on Sep 3 2019, 4:00 PM.

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The default package use to be FreeBSD-runtime but it should only contain
binaries and libs enough to boot to single user and repair the system, it
is also very handy to have a package that can be tranform to a small mfsroot.
So create a new package named FreeBSD-utilities and make it the default one.
Also move a few binaries and lib into this package when it make sense.

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manu created this revision.Sep 3 2019, 4:00 PM
gjb added a subscriber: gjb.Sep 3 2019, 4:43 PM

I think my comment from D21503 applies here as well.

manu added a comment.Sep 3 2019, 5:30 PM
In D21506#468465, @gjb wrote:

I think my comment from D21503 applies here as well.

And my reply from D21503 applies here too :)

gjb accepted this revision as: gjb.Sep 3 2019, 5:33 PM

I'll reluctantly accept the revision, noting my objection pointed out above. I do not feel strongly enough in either direction, so I want to be clear that while I am "accepting" this change, it is with hesitance.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Sep 3 2019, 5:33 PM
bapt accepted this revision.Sep 4 2019, 6:44 AM
bapt added a subscriber: bapt.

I quite agree with the approach, I just think we can end up with a better name, but I am not creative enough to find one. but the general approach of having a runtime package which is good enough for single user and another which is the minimum for base system for multiuser is imho a good approach