[xmonad] Re: A New Solution to Removing the GHC Dependency

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Tue Jul 22 13:49:33 EDT 2008

> Dmitrij D. Czarkoff <czarkoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If You trade the disc consumption for the configurability and
> > flexibility, go install dwm.
> Right now I installed awesome, which is a much better dwm.
> miernik at przehyba ~ $ ps -o %mem,args -p 25681
>  0.5 awesome
> miernik at przehyba ~ $
> I don't need to install a whole programming language just to configure
> it, it has a powerfull but still intuitive ~/.awesomerc plain text file,
> no need to recompile anything to change config.

I'll just note that this is simply because GCC and the C programming
language, a 150MB monolith, is preinstalled on your machine.

GHC only comes preinstalled on a very few distros.

-- Don

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