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Re: ghostscript meta package
On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 08:27:27PM +1200, Steven Drake wrote:
> Does anyone have a problem with changing the way the
> ghostscript-agpl/ghostscript-gpl is selected to use a meta-package named
> 'ghostscript' that depends on one of them.
> This basically reverts the way that ghostscript depends, buildlinks and
> the gs section of mk/tools/replace.mk work to what they where before
> the two packages existed (Sorry dholland@).
No need to apologize, I stuffed in something cheap in a hurry in order
to make the quarterly freeze.
What I'd worry about is what version number the meta-package is going
to have, and what happens to the dependencies when the two packages
cease to be fully interchangeable. This is bound to happen eventually.
I don't think it's going to work.
David A. Holland
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