GPL-only LFS

Rob 'Feztaa' Park feztaa at
Sun May 5 20:17:10 PDT 2002

Alas! jeffrey at spake thus:
> I would like to get an idea from the members of this list what such a 
> beast would look like. Looking at the GNU site's list of GPLed software, 
> such a system would be fairly complete. I am aware that OpenSSH, Perl, 
> X-Window, and Sendmail, all common programs, could not be installed. I 
> also am unaware of a GPLed vi clone.

I hardly call that "fairly complete": No perl? No vim? No X? I'd surely
hate to work on that machine. Also, no SSH would be terribly insecure
(there goes online banking).

> Any thoughts of this senseless idea would be appreciated it.

You're insane ;)

Rob 'Feztaa' Park
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