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Re: suggestion about packaging

On Mon, Dec 20, 1999 at 06:33:13PM +0000, utsl@quic.net wrote:
> Where the kernel package would provide the API-linux, API-freebsd or
> API-hurd. Make a package glibc-freebsd, depending on API-freebsd and
> providing API-glibc. Then make all the package dependacies based on whether
> a package needs a specific kernel, or just glibc.

I think making _every_ package depend on api-{something} is messy.
It would be better to do something with the architecture field,
or add a new field.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.

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