On Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:59:47 -0700
Julian Elischer wrote:
> As the number of dependencies between packages get ever higher, it
> becomes more and more difficult to compile packages and the
> dependence on binary precompiled packages is increased. However
> binary packages are unsuitable for some situations. We really need
> to follow the lead of some of the Linux groups and have -runtime and
> -devel versions of packages, OR we what woudlbe smarter, woudl be
> to have several "sub manifests" to allow unpacking in different
> A simple example: libxml2
> This package installs include files and libraries and dicumentation
> yet if I build an appliance , I want it to only install a singe file.
What practical problem does installing the include files and man pages
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