Subject: Re: Splitting the gnome2 meta package
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marc Recht <email@example.com>
Date: 01/24/2004 20:11:33
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> - Add a gnome-base meta-pkg that depends on basic gnome stuff. This =
> - Modify the actual gnome2 package to depend on gnome-base (so that we =
I like this. I also like to see fonts/vera-ttf added to the list.
- Add a gnome-extras package that depends on several other
> things that are not directly related to gnome but are commonly used
> together it. This includes gaim, gqview-devel, rhythmbox, evolution,
> xchat, pan, and probably others.
I'm not sure about the added value of this. If it's about getting the (new) =
user a working desktop environment quick then the name should IMHO be=20
something like "gnome-desktop" and also contain common apps like=20
mozilla(-gtk2), mplayer, ogle and so on.
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