Kubuntu and main/universe

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Wed May 23 12:57:48 UTC 2012

On Wednesday, May 23, 2012 08:44:37 AM Jonathan Thomas wrote:
> I think moving from main would be beneficial to us. Currently, there
> are several Kubuntu packages with optional build-dependencies on
> universe components providing extra functionality that we cannot build
> against. In addition to us missing out on a few nice features, it also
> makes packaging diffs with Debian just a bit larger, which is
> undesirable. In my experience, I don't think there's any protest
> amongst the Kubuntu team about whether or not a move from main ->
> universe is desirable, but I'll let them speak for themselves. ;-)

This is a good point that I forgot to write.  My preference to stay in Main is 
not strong as I see the benefits of moving, but I would still prefer to stay in 
Main if we can.

Scott K

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