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Re: On disttags



On Wed, 19 May 2004 12:23:31 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:

> Speaking of useless large package updates, why does redhat bundle 
> koffice-i18n, k3b-i18n (these are just 2 examples) into the main koffice 
> and k3b rpms, so that any updates to koffice and k3b will also "force 
> users to eat useless large updates"?

Avoiding special hooks in the installer and in post-install package
tools. Consider "Add Languages" functionality.

For extra repositories this is also an issue, but a less important one
currently as one can obsolete i18n packages in an update any time.



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