DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-11
Re: packaging system (was: Re: GCC 3.3.2 kernel)
>>this is exactly what debian (and some rpm-distributions) do.
>>they just split the (one) package into three.
> You misread what I wrote. Let me clarify:
> What I was aiming at was something like;
> pkg_install -o bin,doc portname
> which will install both the binaries and documentation, but not the
> header/development files.
i understand, but this is still what i meant, too.
i only argue, that one single package may be bad, due to bandwidth reasons
the package manager should still accept 'pkg_install -o bin,doc port', which
would be equivalent to 'pkg_install port-bin port-doc', if -doc and -bin
> make BIN=yes DOC=yes DEVEL=no all install clean (in ports speak)
when compiling from source, three different packages clearly make no
maybe you didnt thought so either.
i hope i did not cause too much confusion, as i am no native speaker (as you
might have noticed ;)