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Re: Packaging a program with several plugins, each with different dependencies

On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 11:51:50PM +0200,
 Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> 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.

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