Re: Separating packages.
On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 09:24:10AM +0000, n.v.t n.v.t wrote:
> I have simple question which I could not find in the debian policy, maybe
> someone could point me out to that section or the right documentation? Or a
> explanation would be nice. I'm debianizing a package that I would like to
> split up in several parts, the package has a 'backgrounds' directory a
> 'icons' directory and a 'examples' directory. How do I handle this? I would
> like to create packages like:
> package-name (which contains all of the above) Should I do this as a
> meta-package? How do I create a meta-package?
Why? How big are the components? Would somebdy e.g install package-name
without package-icons or the other way round?