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Re: [opensuse-factory] 12.3 -- if it isn't too late....
On 03/04/2013 11:10 AM, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

On Monday 2013-03-04 10:30, Jiri Slaby wrote:

Methinks that this is taking it a bit too far. make and gcc are required
to be able to compile the nvidia driver to be able to get a decent
picture on the screen as well as to be able to get the Desktop Effects
working. Fooling around with a kernel is not part of getting the oS to
work correctly.

I don't care about nvidia, so I really don't need a compiler on a
machine. Some manuals also say this is not safe on a production machine.

Every normal user has repositories set up, so it can be installed in a blink.

Whatever. If a package needs something it should 'Require:' it, right?

The workers of are damn well "production", in the notion
that people will be upset if they (or in case of redundancy, sufficiently many
of them) do not work.

I don't see the point. I'm talking about production machines like web

Likewise are HPC computing machines at your local university DC. In fact,
without gcc, they would not even be "production"-productive.
What a bullshit some maunals are.

They are not bullshit at all. I'm talking about a different sort of
services. Not a machines accessible to stus. Those are a completely
different story.

suse labs
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