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Re: On disttags



On Sat, 22 May 2004 07:25:13 -0500 (CDT), Rex Dieter wrote:

> On Wed, 19 May 2004, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> 
> > 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"?
> > 

[some part of the quote is missing here]

> > 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.
> 
> But difficult to the other direction.

That's the same problem as referred to in the part that's missing
in above quote. [Unless package tools are tuned to "know about" i18n
packages and pull them in when necessary.]



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