Le vendredi 24 juin 2011 ├* 12:37 +0200, Ulrich Mueller a ├ęcrit :
> >>>>> On Fri, 24 Jun 2011, Micha┼é G├│rny wrote:
> > There's no reason that a dozen of packages PDEPENDs on
> > bash-completion. If one decides not to use bash-completion any
> > longer, I don't see a reason to rebuild all those packages just to
> > get rid of one PDEPEND (and a single file).
> The question is where to draw the line:
> "There's no reason that a dozen of packages RDEPENDs on emacs. If one
> decides not to use emacs any longer, I don't see a reason to rebuild
> all those packages just to get rid of one RDEPEND (and a single
> Same argument.
Should packages install their emacs support files
> (it's only one or two small files in most cases) unconditionally?
> But seriously: I believe that most people would agree that logrotate
> config files should be installed unconditionally, whereas in the case
> of emacs they would disagree. bash-completion is somewhere inbetween.
Well I'd be in favor of installing emacs support files unconditionally
even though I don't use emacs and I'm not a fan of "wasted space". I
feel like we have enough means for people who care about space to get
rid of these.
Gilles Dartiguelongue <email@example.com>