Re: Packaging a program with several plugins, each with different dependencies
On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 11:51:50PM +0200,
Eduard Bloch <email@example.com> wrote
a message of 18 lines which said:
> 4) Put the main program and all the plugins into one package and
> only recommend the required libs. This is how it it's done by XMMS
> and it works quite well, IMHO. I assume that the plugin loader
> manages the situation correctly.
Well, if a library required by the plugin is missing, the program
displays a generic message saying the plugin was not loaded. I can
patch it for Debian to add "May be you should apt-get install
Thanks for the tip, I'll look into XMMS packaging.