[Exherbo-dev] GNU coreutils alternatives

Nathan McSween nwmcsween at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 21:08:46 UTC 2015


> Terms like "heavier counterparts" are used quite often but there is no reliable definition on any term like that.
> And if people try to have a go at it, it very often proves them wrong.
> I'm just saying that you should be very careful with using terms like that.
Look at any embedded posix system, there is a reason they don't use 
coreutils.

> Does anybody really care about space on an Exherbo system (serious question)?
> (We are talking about a few MBs here at most.)
It's not really the space I have an issue with, it's the code quality of 
most GNU software.



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