[Pkg-electronics-devel] Bug#507363: Bug#507363: geda package should not depend on geda-doc please move geda-doc to suggested
hamish at debian.org
Sun Nov 30 23:23:11 UTC 2008
On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 04:15:58PM +0100, Jelle de Jong wrote:
> The geda package should not depend on the geda-doc package the geda package should be
> able to run fine with only the geda package, please move the geda-doc package to
> suggests or recommnds.
The geda package is only a meta-package used to depend on gschem etc. If
you don't want geda-doc then you can install geda-gschem etc directly;
there's no requirement to install the geda package.
> Is it also possible to package the latest release :-p or provide an git package,
> this is because geda is in heavy development and with almost every report of an
> issue on the mailinglist the developers tell the user to manually build the latest
> git. Would be nice if a git package is provided during the heavy development cycles
> of the geda and pcb tools.
The latest release will be packaged asap. I don't think it's likely that
we will provide a git package; it's too labour intensive to keep it up
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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