[PD-dev] Re: pure data external debian packets

guenter geiger geiger at xdv.org
Tue Aug 26 20:58:15 CEST 2003

On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> > externals\
> >     \externals
> >     \flext\.. (with footils ..)
> >     \pdp (with pidip .. ?)
> >     \miXed
> >     \unauthorized
> >     \zexy
> I would support this structure as long as all of the dependencies are
> sure to work on all of the various debian platforms.  I think that the
> original idea makes sense when considering all of the platforms that
> Debian runs on (having pd-externals be a package of all externals that
> don't have dependencies beyond libc, and other externals with more
> dependencies would be grouped into other packages).  Otherwise, someone
> on a less popular platform could be prevented from easily using all of
> the externals if one dep is missing.

The old structure has the big disadvantage that all of the parts have to
be stable at the same time. This is almost imposslibe, so I think
restructuring is a must.


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