Atlas proposal

Josselin Mouette joss at
Wed Aug 25 09:52:23 UTC 2010

Le mercredi 25 août 2010 à 11:37 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow a écrit :
> To support building atlas on one system and installing it on many you
> may want to use Depends: libatlas3gf-base | libatlas3gf-auto |
> libatlas3gf-remote, libatlas3gf-base | libatlas3gf-custom.
> The -base is the prebuild package, the -auto sets up the automatic
> building and libatlas3gf-remote adds a file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/
> with an entry configured via debconf.  Having any one of the three
> ensures atlas package updates will be available. The second part then
> ensures that eigther the base or custom flavour of the lib is installed.
> The important part though is that you would allow installing the -custom
> package without requiring the -auto package as well.

I beg any FTP master reading this to immediately reject any package
doing something as sick as what you just described.

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