On Sun, 4 Jul 2004 01:21:35 -0500, Suriya Narayanan M S
On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 12:33:50PM +0530, Sridhar R wrote:
Conditional dependencies are possible only with a ports based system.
If a app supports gnome and ncurses frontend for eg., you could get
all 3 possibilties with gentoo (using USE flags but same package),
where in debian you may need 3 seperate .debs
So what? By the way, won't there be a common case where 90% of the
people would use a common frontend? They would just package for that,
and provide alternatives to the others.
I installed gentoo in my friend's box, but then moved back to Debian
within the day. I don't really get the point as to why this is so badly