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Re: further package removals/potential package removals



lør, 22.01.2005 kl. 17.50 skrev Alan Cox:
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 04:35:28PM +0000, Jonathan Andrews wrote:
> > >   Er...why?  Given the number of consumer devices these days that use
> > > VFAT, I can't think of a reason why this would belong in Core.
> > 
> > I second that why ?   Every USB stick, camera or floppy disk owner will
> > be cursing you.
> 
> I'd second that. Its needed for so many things.

agreed. killing vfat support would be bad. It's the reason i keep
cursing Debian whenever i need to read such a disk.

Besides, vfat is imensely usefull on removable storage - you don't need
a permissions system on that stuff.

But what about mtools? Isn't that "dos-style handling of floppyes"?


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