[aur-general] TU Application

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Sun Dec 5 18:23:43 EST 2010

On 12/06/10 at 12:09am, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
> On 05.12.2010 23:38, Kaiting Chen wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:
> >
> >> Hello all.
> >> I would love to see
> >> improvements like more splitting of packages which has been done with
> >> packages like compiz.
> >
> > Hi, can I ask what you mean by the splitting of packages? The last thing I
> > want to see is the debianization of our distribution, where one package is
> > needlessly split into a hundred little ones. --Kaiting.
> >
> I think he is referring mostly to the game packages. Currently if you
> want to setup a dedicated game server, you will also have to install the
> whole graphics dependency stack like mesa on a headless, X-less server.
> This is obviously undesirable.
> Splitting would make sense in this case, though so far due to lack of
> time these packages weren't spit.
> In detail, it would mean splitting a package like nexuiz into
> nexuiz-client, nexuiz-server, nexuiz-data, nexuiz-common. I agree that
> this looks Debian-ish but it might actually make sense.
> -- Sven-Hendrik

Indeed this is partly what i mean with splitting packages. I actually
just mean get rid of big packages ( 400Mb ) and turn them into arch=any
if you can ( like urbanterror, urbanterro-data)

-- Jelle van der Waa

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