Re: debian-policy: Virtual package: change mp3-encoder with music-encoder
On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 01:01:15PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 11:43:41AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Well, if any program were to actually depend on this virtual package,
> > they'd need to know which encoder was being used in order to correctly
> > support the differing argument conventions. In which case, why not just
> > depend on the encoders they know how to support, which is presumably a
> > finite list?
> One could of course make a standardized shell wrapper for all the packages.
In that case, one would simply depend on that, and the shell wrapper
would depend on an |-ed list of the encoders it understood. I still
don't see that the virtual package could be useful.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]