Re: Getting rid of section "base" ?
Isn´t base everything thats on the base.tgz file?
I allways thought so.
While your at killing the base section, kill the other sections
also. Its all a bloody mess. Graphics stuff is in libs, x11 stuff in
games, some dev packages are in dev, some in lib some somewhere else.
Just some examples: Why are devscripts in util and not in devel? Aren´t
they for developement? Why are xmanpages/xbook in X11 and not in doc
As I see it there are several sortings mixed:
priority: thats why theres base
contents: devel, libs, graphics, net, web...
useage: games, devel, graphics, lib, ...
what they do: otherosfs, mail, net, web,...
Package are where maintainers though they could be and no proper
sorting is done. Also a plane structure as present doens´t even
work. You can´t bring the interface, the contents, the priority, the
work done and the purpose of a package into one flat tree.
May the Source be with you.