Buddha Buck <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> if the task-* packages are intended solely for the
> purview of tasksel, why put them in the main
> Packages.gz file? Why not distribute the dependency
> information as part of the tasksel package?
Because that's a huge pain in the butt, doesn't scale, and the tasksel
maintainer is not going to be the one who knows the ins and outs of
what dependancies should be brought in.
We went down that road with slink and it sucked.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>