Subject: Re: pkg/28815: gaim pkg_options
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
Date: 12/30/2004 22:24:26
On Thu, Dec 30, 2004 at 04:06:00PM +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> 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 <email@example.com>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/