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Re: How should we deal with 'pointless-on-this-arch' packages?

On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 09:33:51AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> not others (like gnome) should not be allowed. If the port decides
> that they don't need any X, e.g. there is no hardware capable of
> running X applications, then they could remove all X stuff as a
> whole. That would be different from removing kde.

That's a bad example. X is a client/server system for a reason.

E.g., there is no graphical hardware for s390, yet it can still be a
good idea to use X software on s390 hardware with X terminals.

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