Re: Packaging WM themes - question
On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 03:57:02PM +0200, andrea gelmini wrote:
> On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 03:07:46PM +0200, Casper Gielen wrote:
> > No, but those packages need to be parsed and checked for dependencies by
> > pkg etc... This takes lots of cycles and lots of RAM on _all_ machines,
> > regardless of wether those packages are actually installed. Using
> i see, but the consequence of this would be, imho, to change the way
> debian uses /var/lib/dpkg/available and friends, not to try to make
> less packages...
Not really. They way in which /var/lib/dpkg/available is used doesn't
change, however many packages that one doesn't never reach
/var/lib/dpkg/available and thus won't slow the system down.
People just generally like to disagree.