Subject: Re: gnome, optional or mandatory in pkgsrc?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?C=E9sar_Catri=E1n?= C. <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/06/2004 17:21:05
On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 19:57:45 -0700 (PDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <> wrote:

> I see that mk/ has related:
> Maybe new mk/ could be used. Or maybe some USE_GNOME could
> be defined and then make the many packages honor it.
> The other option is to have separate packages, such as wm/icewm-gnome,
> wm/wmx-gnome, chat/xchat-gnome, chat/gaim-gnome, chat/everybuddy-gnome,
> misc/celestia-gnome, news/pan-gnome, x11/xscreensaver-gnome. I think
> maintaining multiple packages seems like too much work if there is not a
> maintainer.
> By the way, this gnome idea could also be applied to qt3 and/or kde also.
> But I do see that gnome is more prevalent.

It seems to me that the most suitable option is to use to ha=
ve the freedom to choose between kde, gnome, another desktop or no desktop.=
 Which default? I don't know.

C=E9sar Catri=E1n C.