Separating Mozilla/OO.o language packs [was: Re: Thoughts about separating language packs]

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Fri Nov 12 03:44:07 CST 2004

Hi Chris!

Chris Halls [2004-11-11 23:49 +0000]:
> We change each langpack to Depend: | language-XX

Ah, now I understand. This is for ensuring that language packs are not
lurking around without _any_ reason to keep them installed. Good idea.

> Then ubuntu-language-XX can Provide that, and tasksel could install
> something similar too.

Hmm, a real metapackage ubuntu-language-XX that provides a virtual
package language-XX seems a little too convoluted for me. Maybe we can
just use a package name that is acceptable to both Debian and Ubuntu.
What about "language-support-XX"?


Martin Pitt             
Ubuntu Developer  
Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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