[Mono-list] Mono Packages split.
Fri, 6 Aug 2004 10:49:10 -0400
On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 07:05:05PM -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> We are having a debate about the current packaging strategy: so far
> we have split everything into small chunks that have correct dependency
> Although this is useful for folks that want to get very granular
> setups, the problem is that people have to download 20+ packages to get
> a complete Mono install.
> An intermediary hack was to create a mono-all.zip file that contains
> everything and have people download that.
> My feeling is that we should go back to the simpler two way split:
> mono and mono-devel packages.
Personally, I would prefer the smaller number of packages. But, I can
see the reason for the multitude of packages for the OS distributions.
So, with that said, I would recommend a flag in the spec files to build
it either way, with the default being the 2 packages.
Now, if I can just figure out how to generate the daily builds....
> What do people think?
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