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Re: Intent To Split: netbase

On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 07:57:39PM -0700, Alex Romosan wrote:
> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:
> > On Mon, Jul 17, 2000 at 10:25:49AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > I intend to split netbase into a plethora of little packages based on
> > > how they're distributed upstream. [...]
> > ...and have now done so.
> yeah, but i think you should've coordinated better with the
> maintainers of all the other packages which used to depend on netbase
> (and now should depend on something else). 

No, everything that formerly depended on netbase should still do so. netbase
is not a dummy package. This may change in a little while, but hasn't yet.

> making netbase an empty package which can be removed is the goal,
> isn't it?

No. Making it easier to keep uptodate with upstream, making it easier
to support Hurd, and giving away some of the bits of netbase is the goal.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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