[Nut-upsuser] Network UPS Tools version 2.2.2-pre2 released
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Tue Apr 22 08:00:46 UTC 2008
2008/4/21, Arjen de Korte <nut+users at de-korte.org>:
> Arnaud Quette wrote:
> > > No, and that's because I doubt that openSUSE will follow this approach.
> > > Historically, there hasn't been too much interest in splitting packages,
> > > since SuSE (now openSUSE) attempts to create a working configuration out
> > > the box. Therefor, it made little sense to split these packages up as
> > > all needed to be installed anyway.
> > >
> > >
> > that's indeed what I saw. Even installing the CGI in the bare install!
> Yes. Although the disadvantages of following this approach are clear
> (dependencies for stuff that isn't actually used), I don't think this is too
> bad. Most desktop systems will have many of these things installed already
> (possibly with the exception of the net-snmp library), so the only thing
> you're gaining is maybe a few MB of hard-disk space, which is too cheap to
> really worry about. If you're looking at configuring a tightly controlled
> server where you don't want anything installed that isn't actually needed,
> you won't be installing openSUSE anyway (which is mainly aimed at the
well, that's the biggest problematic of packaging.
none of the solutions are perfect, and both have big pros and cons.
there are still many rooms for improvement there...
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