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Re: Bug#46184: mtools

On Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 12:45:18AM -0400, Mark W. Eichin wrote:
> It looks like "floppyd" is the only thing that needs X.
> I'm not sure it *is* better to fork things off; that's a fair amount
> of hair for one isolated program.  

Maybe not - it wouldn't be the first nor the last 50kb large Debian

I can help (provide patches or do NMU) with separating it into another
package, shouldn't be such big problem.

> Given the extent to which new package insertion from incoming has been
> backlogged, I'm afraid it might also be a while before it got uploaded,

Someone will take care of that in reasonable amount of time, surely.

> and I'd have to consider instead dropping floppyd from the install, though
> that seems a poor choice...

Yes, I wasn't arguing against packaging that program, but against its
placement in mtools package.

Sure, if it's useful, let people use it :)

enJoy -*/\*- don't even try to pronounce my first name

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