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Re: -bin packages from libraries

On Tue, 3 Mar 1998, Joey Hess wrote:

> Jean Pierre LeJacq wrote:
> > Doesn't the policy manual (Section 3.3.3) recommend the name
> > *-runtime?
> The only packages we have with runtime in the name are jdk*-runtime. I'm not
> 100% sure, but I think -runtime packages are for packages that contain
> programs that library actually uses at runtime, as opposed to the -bin
> packages, which just contain programs that use the library in some way.

>From my installed packages I see:


and I'm completing:


My new package just have programs that use the libraries.  Should the
policy manual be extended with a note about -bin? I myself think
-runtime is adequate to cover both situations.

Jean Pierre

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