On Tue, Dec 15, 1998 at 02:40:06PM -0500, Brian Mays wrote: <snip> > Otherwise, I don't think that anything needs to be changed, however. > Splitting cardinfo into its own package is a bad case of excessive > package fragmentation, in my opinion. Cardinfo comes from the same > upstream sources as the rest of the PCMCIA utilities, it is a small > program, and it will never be used without having the rest of the > PCMCIA support programs installed. Therefore, I don't think that it > merits its own package. Having an extra 24k of support data for a 12k > program seems a bit ridiculous to me. > > Unless someone strongly objects, I shall close this bug report as I > consider it not to be a bug. Consider this a /very/ strong objection... If its a small program which nobody will miss then simply remove it.. If people are using this then I'd suggest splitting it off well you work on a better answer.. However it is a important bug that you have a binary shipping which will not work even with the depends filled.. The obvious answer of upgrading the suggests to a depend would work well, and I'm sure the FTP maintainer would not mind too much moving the package to contrib.. (=:] I'm sorry, but its quite unreasonable to be saying one thing and doing another.... Zephaniah E, Hull. *insert standard 'in need of sleep' disclaimer here* > > Brian > > > > -- > To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to email@example.com > with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org > -- PGP EA5198D1-Zephaniah E, Hull <email@example.com>-GPG E65A7801 Keys available at http://whitestar.soark.net/~warp/public_keys. CCs of replies from mailing lists are encouraged.
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