Re: Bug#238137: ocaml-libs: Some libraries missing in this metapackage
On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 11:20:05AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 05:25:47PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 03:32:18PM +0100, Prakash Countcham wrote:
> > > The OCaml library "libnums-ocaml-dev" has been forgotten in the dependencies.
> > > It may be the case of some other libraries, but I don't know all of them.
> > I'm Cc-ing also the debian-ocaml-maint mailing list since I've already
> > expressing in the past my unwillingness to work on this package anymore.
> > If someone is willing to have a look at how to improve it fine: he can
> > inject it on the alioth svn and upload it as a debian-ocaml-maint
> > package. Otherwise I will formally orphan it soon.
> I think it would be useful to have a package that installs a *list* of
> OCaml-related packages -- or perhaps better yet, does a little
> grep-available magic to present such a list in real time.
> Depending on all OCaml packages would bring in, among other things:
> * GTK
> * Postgres
> * MySQL
> * Python
> * Perl
> * UnixODBC
These are undoubtly not the 'core' libraries Stefano is speaking about
Maybe we should have more than one meta package, not or have the meta
package depend on some libraries, but also suggest or recomend others.