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Date:      Thu, 1 Jan 2004 12:05:31 +1100
From:      Gautam Gopalakrishnan <ggop@madras.dyndns.org>
To:        Philip Hallstrom <philip@eilio.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: List of absolutely required files for FreeBSD?
Message-ID:  <20040101010531.GA44999@madras.dyndns.org>
In-Reply-To: <20031231132734.S69497@gandalf.eilio.com>
References:  <20031231132734.S69497@gandalf.eilio.com>

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On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 01:30:07PM -0800, Philip Hallstrom wrote:
> Hi -
> 	I was wondering if there is a list of absolutely required files
> for FreeBSD?  I'm trying to trim an installation down as small as possible
> (to put on Compact Flash).
> 
> If I start out with just the 'bin' directory for the release there's
> around 100megs of files.  Obviously a lot of them like ipfw I don't need.
> 
> However, what about things like awk? I won't use it, but are there other
> parts of FreeBSD (ie /etc/rc.* files)?

This may be useful (reduced to 12MB + 10 MB for perl)
http://neon1.net/misc/minibsd.html

Gautam



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