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Re: laptop "metapackage"

On Fri, Sep 17, 1999 at 10:22:29AM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> I have received the go ahead and will be constructing this package over the
> next week.
> So, now the moment of truth.  What to add?
> Package task-laptop
> Depends: anacron, ??
> Suggests: netenv, dhcp-client (or one of these)
> Conflicts: ??
> Replaces: ??
> Recommends: ??
> Until irda gets in fully, it is not an option.  I should have initial divine
> packages here soon as well.

How about suggesting the packages hdparm and apmd?

Should it also maybe include laptop-specific documentation/setup information?
I just keep thinking about how difficult it was to set up a mail server to
work properly over an intermittent connection.  Maybe a special set of docs
for fetchmail, qmail, smail... ?


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