-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 11/05/2010 04:51 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote: >> >> i'd probably go for a "pd-plugins-misc" (name to be discussed) package >> that distributes a number of _trivial_ 3rd party objects ("trivial" >> meaning, that they don't justify separate packaging) > > We are really talking about libraries, plugins is not an appropriate > word. Are python objects "plugins"? How about perl modules? Same idea > here.
i was speaking more about the concept of "lumping together different upstream projects" than the actual name (hence the parenthesized comment) > > As for packaging pd-arraysize together with other things, as far as I > know, it is not Debian practice to lump together different upstream > projects into a single package, I don't think its a good idea here > either. > i think this is to be discussed on this list. i don't know whether it's good practice, and esp. i don't know whether its worse practice than creating a debian package for 2 smallish files. >> >> (esp. in this very case, where the help-patch is fully functional even >> without pd-pddp installed; having pd-pddp only allows to have a >> clickable link in the help-patch for more information, instead of a >> (harmless) error on the pd-console) > > If by "fully" you mean except the part of the help patch that needs > 'pddp'. ;-P The help patch uses an object in pd-pddp. That part of the > help patch won't work without it. > yes this is esactly what i mean by "fully". the non-working object is mainly "cosmetical" (in a sense that it directs you to further reading, but does not provide any primary information). you should be able to get all the information you need from the help-patch even with a non-functional [pddp/link] object (and if not, then there is a serious problem with the help-patch, as it means you have to resort to online documentation) i would sugggest to use a "Suggests: pd-pddp" at the most. fmasdr IOhannes -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iEYEARECAAYFAkzT2YwACgkQkX2Xpv6ydvR78QCgy6Dwxe2xUmcIh1oic7v8KVPs NTYAn2nqLR1Je9pVy+eR4IVT7SmaYIqu =cyVG -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers