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Re: APT [was Re: Is this really the right thing to do?]

> I think intention is for easy developer-defined grouping.


> For example: Gnome-Environment
>   could be an empty package

Technically, no - there's two or three files required by Policy :-)

> that depends on all the packages needed to have a 'complete Gnome
> experience'. 

Mind you, this would be useful just for the 'complete gcc experience'.

Also, it would allow the initial-install groupings ("typical web server") to
be available at any time.

> I agree with your KISS anti-bloat standpoint for the most part, but I feel
> the proposed feature is both unobtrusive and highly desireable.

Yes, definitely.

Jiri <jiri@baum.com.au>

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