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Re: Thinking about bundles

On Sat, 18 Sep 2010 21:29:29 +0200, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:

> In the article, I mentionned that bundling unrelated software is not a
> good idea in general (mainly because there's no common software
> version to use).
> So I think that we should not create any infrastructure to make it
> even easier to create those bundles.

Well, OK, I see your point. But what should we do about e.g. tiny perl
modules. My/our impression was that ftp-master was not keen on having
many small packages. For example, libcatalyst-modules-perl has installed
size of 1468k, but bundles 81 modules. On average then, these would have
installed size less than 20k if unbundled.

All the best,


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