Subject: Re: modular work
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/17/2005 18:35:41
On Sun, 16 Oct 2005 21:54:43 +0200, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:

>> I guess this is why e.g., Debian, turn all kde* packages into meta
>> packages and provides all their contents as small and individual packages.
> "Ouch". I guess it's secret conspiracy to force GNOME upon their users
> by making KDE as hard to install as possible :)

What do you mean by "hard to install"? In Debian, you don't even notice
that a package has some dependencies. I don't use KDE on Debian, but use
Gnome. And those maybe tens of Gnome packages never posed any problem. I
guess you never used Debian :-)