kassube at gmx.net
Tue Feb 26 08:01:31 UTC 2008
> What was so difficult with that is that I had to download and install
> multiple packages to accomplish those three simple commands. I
> probably had to install over 25 megabytes of ancillary programs to do
> those three simple commands.
That 25MB are good for compiling many more programs and you only had to
install it once. I suppose, you wouldn't complain, if all the necessary
programs, libraries, etc. had been installed as a default :)
> That extra software is now resident in
> my system using up my disk space.
Not necessarily - just uninstall the packages you have installed to
compile your program.
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