[kde-freebsd] Re: HEADS UP: Big change to x11/kde3 (Read
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Jun 2 16:37:17 PDT 2003
On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 01:27:06AM +0200, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
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> On Tuesday 03 June 2003 01:13, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 08:24:02PM +0200, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> > > The latest update to x11/kde3 (the metaport for KDE) makes this port pull
> > > in ALL modules of KDE by default. This means, if you have x11/kde3
> > What is the motivation behind this? I'm thinking in particular of
> > package users, who will now have no way to get a minimal kde install
> > without adding each individual package by hand.
> Package users who want a minimal KDE can simply do pkg_add -r kdebase and are
> all set.
> The motivation is to provide 'newbie' users (which is the target audience for
> any metaport anyway) with a simple way to really get the complete KDE. The
> old metaport wasn't even 50% of KDE anymore.
Why not make a new metaport kde-full instead of causing surprises for
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