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Bug#199675: Can desktop utilities be split off xbase-clients package?

On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 10:53:07PM +1000, Glenn Alexander wrote:
> Package: xbase-clients 
> Version: 4.x 
> Severity: wishlist 
> I am wondering if the desktop utilities like xcalc, xeyes, etc. can be 
> split off from xbase-clients so that people using alternatives don't 
> have to have them installed when they are not needed? Possibly call it 
> xbase-clients-utils or something. Keeping xbase-utils for startx, and 
> all the things used by other packages (as opposed to by end users) in 
> xbase-clients. 

This is in the works for the 4.3.0 series of packages, as a consequence
of "the big xlibs split".

G. Branden Robinson                |     If you have the slightest bit of
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