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Re: Apache should never be a mandatory dependency
On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 05:25:48PM +0100, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> > The standard thing we do in this kind of situation is to make
> > everything that requires a web server include mk/webserver.mk or
> > something like that (it wouldn't probably be a bl3 file) and this
> > figures out what webserver you're using based on config vars and
> > depends on that.
> > Not sure if that's really what we want here though.
> It definitely is not something we, as a provider of binary packages,
> would ever want.
Right, and this isn't the only time that's come up either, not that I
can remember any others offhand.
I think we ought to have package metadata for providing and depending
David A. Holland
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