Xorg Packages on 5.3-beta5
kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Fri Sep 24 15:53:50 PDT 2004
On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 04:43:34PM -0400, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> So it might be nicer to have cvsup-without-gui on the CD's, and not
> include the package for the full-blown cvsup, just to avoid the
> dependency on X.
Well, if you make the assumption we'd have this fixed for the release
then it's only nicer if nobody actually likes or uses the GUI. I
have never felt qualified to judge that, lots of other interesting
things wind up having the same dependencies on X (meaning odds are
high you'll wind up needing the X stuff anyway), etc. I'm not looking
forward to yet another bikeshed about something like this.
But... I'm inclined to leave it as-is. On the release it should
be fixed and newbie users might find the picture-drawing capabilities
fun/cool while more hardcore users know how to deal with getting what
they want (and it's been this way for a while so they've had lots
of practice). If there are strong opposing views ...
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