On 03/04/2010 11:35 AM, Hanno Schlichting wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 7:19 AM, Christian Theune <c...@gocept.com> wrote:
>> A thought that came up when reading this paragraph: another option
>> restructuring/grouping to reduce the amount of packages may be to join
>> smaller packages with weird boundaries into larger ones again. (Not that
>> I suggest this to be an ultimate option, nor do I know from the top of
>> my head any candidates for this, but we can keep that on the list of
>> options we have.)
> I think this is a good idea, but I wouldn't want to do it on a package
> level. Rather do it on the distribution level. Once the distutils2
> improvements are available, we have the means to say "distribution A
> obsoletes B".

Interesting. On the first impression that sounds like a good abstraction
and tool. I guess not everyone aware that distribution != package is
possible and maybe even useful. ;)


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