[arch-dev-public] included features/deps in packages

Ionut Biru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 19:50:40 CEST 2010

On 04/01/2010 08:47 PM, Dale Blount wrote:
> Guys,
> It has come to my attention that we're not very consistent in which
> features/deps we compile into programs.  The latest case I've seen is
> proftpd.  Proftpd doesn't include mysql/postgres support but does
> include ldap/ssl.
> Quite a few other packages include libmysqlclient/postgresql-libs
> already so it's my opinion that they should be included.  I'd venture to
> say 90% of my workstations have those 2 DB libraries already, and 100%
> of my servers as they all run postfix which already requires both.
> Bug report to comment on as well: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/18876
> Do we have an official stance as to which packages are OK to include in
> most things?  It seems to me it's a developer by developer basis on what
> gets included now.
> Thoughts?
> Dale
if you need it, then add support for it.


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