-common package is a common files for -shlibs packages. fooN-shlibs packages should be installable at the same time, but if they contains a same file, /etc/foo.conf for example, they can't coexists. In this case, foo-common package contains /etc/foo.conf and all the fooN-shlibs depends on it. This is why we needs -common package.
On Wed, 13 Mar 2002 10:21:58 -0700 "Justin Hallett" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > also what is in the -common > > and are we gonna use -common and -base, this a general question for > splitoff. > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: > >Nice. Now one more question: why are the packages named like > >"glib2-0" and not just "glib2" ? -- Masanori Sekino mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://hp.vector.co.jp/authors/VA008857/ _______________________________________________ Fink-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/fink-devel