distrowatch comment: "Ubuntu Breezy Badger - is it too dumbed down? "

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at canonical.com
Tue Dec 20 10:19:58 GMT 2005

* Scott 

| I thought it was a bit over the top, but he does make (no pun
| intended) a good point.  To the best of my knowledge, we're not even
| talking about 10 mb worth of files here. I would "build-essential"
| could easily be included in the default installation.

Just libc6-dev is around 10MB installed-size, cpp-4.0 is around 4.5MB,
g++-4.0 is around 5MB, libstdc++6-dev is nearly 8MB, gcc-4.0 is around
1MB, so in total you're talking something closer to 30MB, but I agree,
it's not that big a hit. 

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
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