Re: Separating packages.
On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 10:18:57AM +0200, Arvind Autar wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 07:42, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 09:24:10AM +0000, n.v.t n.v.t wrote:
> > > Hello all.
> > >
> > > 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-backgrounds
> > > package-icons
> > > package-examples
> > > package-name (which contains all of the above) Should I do this as a
> > > meta-package? How do I create a meta-package?
> > Is it really necessary to split it up like this? What is gained by placing
> > the icons and backgrounds in separate packages?
> This all sounds to me like a complete theme package. Does this package
> also contains gtk themes? If so, then it would be a good idea to
> separate the gtk and gtk2 themes. But from what I don't understand is
> why do you want to separate the backgrounds/icons/examples from each
> other? I debianizing the redhat-artwork (not for the official
> repository) but for personal gain and experience. What are you trying to
I'm also curious about it,
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