Re: Shrinking the "base" section
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>"Sven" == Sven Rudolph <email@example.com> writes:
> Sven> Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> The proposed (and accepted) solution for perl was to create a
> >> perl-base package, which is on the base system and essential, and
> >> to have the perl packaeg *supplement* it (no conflicts, no
> >> replacement). This may not yet have been implemented.
> Sven> This was implemented, but it isn't used anymore because it was
> Sven> implemented in a way that caused serious problems.
> This happens not to be the case. Please look at what I wrote:
> perl is to ***supplement*** perl-base, which is ***required*** and
> ***essential***. This has *never* been implemented.
> There is already too much confusion about this issue; please
> do not spread any more.
> The previous incorrect implementation had the package perl
> *replacing* perl-base, which caused all kinds of grief.
You are right ...
Sven Rudolph <email@example.com>
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