Subject: Re: Eval: New package qt3-3.0.1
To: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/03/2002 15:57:17
> > The added benefit is that you don't have to have the documentation if
> > are a KDE user. Why make it bigger for no user (not programmer) benefit.
> This is a weak justification as there are dozents of other so called
> 'user-base' libaries in our package system for which documentation
> is always installed.

I would consider the other pkgs broken - you also seem to conceed the fact
in reply to David email. Some would consider the addition of headers in
a -libs pkgs broken, also.

> Considering that a user has already downloaded the complete package,
> it doesn't make sense not to install the documentation (except for
> binary packages). I personally dislike the direction the development
> of the NetBSD Packages Tree is taking.

You seem to forget binary pkgs.