On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 10:05:57PM -0800, Edward S. Peschko wrote: > Example: perl generates > > perl-doc > perl-suid > libcgi-fast-perl > perl-debug > libperl5.6 > libperl-dev > perl-modules > perl-base > > and perl. > > I sincerely doubt that any of these 'subpackages' could function separately > from each other. Well, then perhaps you should have a closer look. You can install perl-base, and not anything else if you want. Perl-doc is just that: documentation. It doesn't require any of the other packages (although it might be less useful, but that's a different matter). Others are not a necessity either; you install them if you have a specific need, and don't bother trying to use them in other cases. What makes you think you'd have to install all of them to make them useful? [...] -- Wouter Verhelst Debian GNU/Linux -- http://www.debian.org Nederlandstalige Linux-documentatie -- http://nl.linux.org "Stop breathing down my neck." "My breathing is merely a simulation." "So is my neck, stop it anyway!" -- Voyager's EMH versus the Prometheus' EMH, stardate 51462.
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