Re: Packaging system improvements
On Jul 7, Erik Andersen wrote
> On Jul 7, Brian White wrote
> > > 1. We need to add a "Keywords: ..." line to the control file for each
> > > package. However, the success of this depends more on the keywords
> > > individual maintainers put in their packages keyword lists than the
> > > presence of special features for it.
> It seems to me that the proposed "Keywords:" field is supposed to
> help organize the distribition, but the "Section:" field is already
> doing this. The current sections divide the distribution by category
> already, without the need for any new field.
Sorry for the delay in posting this, I lost mail access for a while.
How about a full hierarchal structure than the two levels we currently
have - which are non-free/control/main as the first level and then
base/web/doc/devel/... as the second level.
What I'm thinking of enables you to have many levels within a section -
The two netscape directories could be symlinks (or similar).
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