LF smaller distro to use as foundation to build a custom server onto

Robert Brockway robert-5LEc/6Zm6xCUd8a0hrldnti2O/JbrIOy at public.gmane.org
Sun Dec 21 07:25:02 UTC 2003

On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Fraser Campbell wrote:

> Debian starts at less than 100MB, how much more than that figure you end
> up at depends on the development libraries you will install.

When building a server I normally start with a base Debian Stable install
and skip both tasksel (low granularity task selection) and dselect (high
granularity task selection) and just apt-get exactly what the box needs.
The extensive dependency tree built into apt handles it all nicely.


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