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Re: Splitting Packages [was Re: ITP: mencal -- A menstruation calendar]

On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 08:50:11PM +0100, Fabio Massimo Di Nitto wrote:
> Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> >On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 05:57:01PM +0100, Fabio Massimo Di Nitto wrote:
> >
> >
> >Well, I'm not sure what the best approach is. I think we should just
> >generate a lot of different Package files based on the control fields
> >of the package. For example I was thinking about adding a license
> >field to it, then you can have license/dfsg-free, license/fsf-free,
> >license/gpl, license/fdl, license/bsd, license/x11 etc. 
> >
> Yes exacty but the most difficult part is to define which
> tag to use. For instance I would never use the license
> mainly because I don't remember every license for every pkg
> but I rather use the target of the pkg (net/admin/etc.)

Yes, but I think just providing some different groups should be
enough. We should discuss this in detail here first, but let's wait
until it's actually implemented.
Jeroen Dekkers
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