Subject: Re: Refactoring "install" and "package" phases
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From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/03/2006 14:09:13
On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 01:33:58PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> Before you or someone else adopt pkgsrc to make .deb or .rpm or
> whatever: what about adopting pkgsrc to make several packages for a
> single build process, for example,
> multimedia/mplayer -> mplayer & mencoder packages.
No, this is a completely different target. A number of different ideas
have been discussed in Paris (Hi Hubert!), like the concept of
subpackages. The general consensus was that we need more infrastructure
work before we can really get this done. This is not (much) related to
how the packages are created.