Strawman: merge main and universe
siretart at ubuntu.com
Thu Dec 13 20:38:08 GMT 2007
Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com> writes:
> We move all packages from universe into main, and remove the universe
> component. Likewise packages from multiverse are moved into restricted,
> and multiverse removed.
> Instead, we define who provides what kind of support through meta-data.
> We have generated lists of packages already, the seeds. In fact, it's
> these seeds that (by a manual process) result in packages being divided
> between main and universe right now.
At the moment, packages in main cannot (build-)depend on packages in
universe. This is technically easy to implement with apt. What
consequences would your proposal have with respect to this constraint?
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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