Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Sun Jun 26 14:35:26 PDT 2011

Nathan Coulson wrote:

> silly question, but what was the reason for only installing part of
> perl?  I know we don't need it, but we rarely go out of our way to
> just install what we need in chapter 5's packages.

Well, it's an interesting question.  Looking back, lfs was installing a 
partial Chapter 5 perl in May 2003, perhaps earlier.  I don't remember 
the details, but I suppose it was for efficiency reasons.

   -- Bruce

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