Subject: Re: pkg/28815: gaim pkg_options
To: None <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 12/30/2004 22:24:26
On Thu, Dec 30, 2004 at 04:06:00PM +0000, wrote:
> >Description:
> 	chat/gaim is a huge package, i added pkg_options to the Makefile..
> 	by this way gaim is easily modularized and size is drastically reduced.

Please, *DON'T* do that.  Many of the dependencies can be removed by making
separate packages that install the missing bits.  This _is_ the way to go,
as will keep binary packages useful.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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