Subject: Re: xchat: gnome dependency
To: Chris Gilbert <email@example.com>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
Date: 12/17/2000 12:30:23
<firstname.lastname@example.org> (Chris Gilbert) writes:
> Perhaps there's a need to have something added to the Makefiles to say if
> there's some package installed we can make use of it, eg in this case gnome.
> if the package isn't installed a message is put up to the effect that extra
> features maybe available if extra packages are available.
In Debian, for example, these are called "suggested" packages, and are
used by the package-installing UI.