[Pkg-crosswire-devel] BT docs, help and manpages

Jonathan Marsden jmarsden at fastmail.fm
Tue Feb 3 03:00:01 GMT 2009

Jordan Mantha wrote:

> I would generally suggest avoiding splitting up into individual
> language packages unless they are really big. Once you split up the
> package you then have the issue of getting them installed. The easiest
> way to do so is to have them all as Recommends and simply allow people
> to uninstall ones they don't want. Otherwise you'll generally need to
> declare a default language and let people install the other languages
> later. So unless the languages are really burdensome to users I'd
> suggest installing them all together in a bibletime-data that's is
> depended on by bibletime.

OK.  Done :)  See lp:~pkgcrosswire/bibletme/separate-common-package

One question: splitting the data out like this creates a new binary
package.  Does that mean that when uploaded to Debian experimental, it
is going to languish in the "NEW" queue?  Or will it still go straight
in because the source package (bibletime) is already in Debian?



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