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Re: ispell and it's subpackages
- To: ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: ispell and it's subpackages
- From: Marc Espie <espie_(_at_)_nerim_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 14:22:56 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Reply-to: espie_(_at_)_nerim_(_dot_)_net
On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 09:46:26AM +0100, fransoa holop wrote:
> > > i don't understand why do i have to have all the dictionaries
> > > when i want to make only swedish, for example.
> > Because that's the way MULTI_PACKAGES work. You build everything,
> > then package it up into separate parts that can be installed
> > individually.
> *sigh* frankly i find this quite un-openbsd-ish...
> yes, probably better for the package makers, but what
> about the people who build stuff from the ports tree?
> why do i have to download almost 2 more MBs and wait
> an hour while the other dictionaries are generated on
> my old p133? this is not something i have seen before
> around openbsd.
The subject has been breached lots and lots of time on this mailing-list.
What's going on with multi_packages is a conscious decision. There are
design compromises at work, and frankly, you're on the wrong side.
Read the archives.
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