[aur-general] Proposal to move sage-mathematics into [community].

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Aug 12 19:03:32 EDT 2010

Am 12.08.2010 19:34, schrieb Ronald van Haren:
> Sorry it doesn't really make sense to me. Why would we want to
> duplicate all these packages that we already have in the repos with
> one big fat binary containing them all?
> I mean, all SAGE is doing is getting sources from open source projects
> and merge them in one big fat distribution if I'm not mistaken?

You'll have a hard time making sage work trying to use our distro
packages. We can and should remove some of the libraries from the build
process, especially readline. Taking everything apart and putting our
distro stuff will probably not only break sage, but be a ton of work.

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