In comp.os.linux.misc Ben Theil <net> wrote:
Depends on the system, if you want to run some db like oracle, you will
need a compiler to even install it. If you don't need it, don't install
it, the fewer packages you have, the less you need to update.
You don't build packages on every system, you use one/two development
system where you build own and test vendor packages before upgrading
them on production systems.
Remove +SIGNS and www. if you expect an answer, sorry for
inconvenience, but I get tons of SPAM