On May 22, 2011 6:05 PM, "Gaetan Bisson" <bisson@archlinux.org> wrote:
> [2011-05-22 10:43:17 -0400] Dave Reisner:
> > - yp-tools is currently in extra. we would need to bring this into core in order
> >   to support setting a domainname
> I do not think yp-tools is really eligible to go to [core]: strictly-
> speaking, it is not required to either boot up the computer or connect
> to the Internet.
> However, it can perfectly well be made an optdepends of initscripts
> while staying in [extra]; this is probably the way to go since yp-tools
> is not of use to everybody.
> --
> Gaetan
As long as its kosher to have an optdepend lower in the dep tree. I agree that its certainly not the majority use case.