Re: New section in potato?
On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 03:02:37PM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 12:22:59PM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> > > OK, here's my contribution to the discussion:
> > >
> > > 1) Make separate trees for x11, gnome, kde and console apps, then use symlinks
> > > to put them into the main tree. That way it should finding an app a lot
> > > easier, and also allow for easy browsing.
> > Now that's a reasonable idea, best of both worlds. Would make for a
> > terrible time on the dinstall end i would guess, but if the override works
> > like i think it does, it shouldn't require the package control files to
> > be modified.
> I think our FTP masters might object to this as difficult to maintain.
> It doesn't seem difficult to me, but it might be on non-unix platforms.
Currently the archive is symlinked to high heaven (ie. everything in
binary-all is symlinked to in all of the binary-(arch) directories).
This wont be any more difficult to non-unix archives than it already is.
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