Subject: Re: Consistent "Optional Dependecy" handling
To: None <>
From: Soren Jacobsen <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/31/2003 17:31:46
On 08/01 02:28, Juan RP wrote:
> What about if I want gtk2 support on gaim but I don't want gtk2 in
> xchat ? 
> Really, I prefer package-suffix rather than of a common BUILD_DEF, IMO.

That makes sense for some things, such as the example you gave. However,
for certain types of packages, like sound servers, it's preposterous to
be installing them all over unconditionally. I will never EVER use nas
or esound or arts and would rather not install them needlessly.