Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Lisandro [iso-8859-1] Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
Perhaps a metapackage should be done, best if coordinated through
Well, the meta-package technique is supported easily through cdd-dev
package. Feel free to ask me if ou have trouble implementing
scientific meta packages set. I guess the debian-med package might
be a reasonable example to suppoet all features, especially because
the biological part should be ready.
I understand that it would be _too_ difficult due to the quantity of
science-related packages, but from a begginers point of view, it
wouldn't be so much a bad idea.
Well, I think *because* of the quantity we need such a collection
of scientific related software.
Another very reasonable approach is debtagging the scientific
packages and use the features of debtags to install scientific