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Date:      Fri, 24 Jan 2020 23:45:23 +0000
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <>
To:        Michael Sierchio <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: Rust in base
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On Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:00:48 -0800
Michael Sierchio <> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 2:13 PM Steve O'Hara-Smith <>
> wrote:

> As a fellow embedded guy, +1 to what Steve says.  Even things in the
> "Base" should probably have package db entries so they can be removed.

	pkg base is coming.

> Target systems don't necessarily need a compiler or a full tool chain.

	True but I hope that the full base system will always be capable of
building itself.

> Then we can converge on a consensus set of basic tools that most people
> will need, with the opportunity to remove them – rather than creating a
> mini/micro/nano-FreeBSD

	I think that's essentially the plan.

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