[aur-general] sage-mathematics (was: TU application for Thomas Dziedzic)

Peter Lewis pete at muddygoat.org
Wed Jun 9 18:49:57 EDT 2010

On Wednesday 09 Jun 2010 at 23:31 Xyne wrote:
> Incidentally, I remember that when I compiled it the package duplicated
> several other packages, e.g. maxima, because it includes other
> applications internally. Is there any way (yet) to make it use other
> packages instead? If not, does it fully provide any other packages?

Yes, this is exactly what I was trying to describe in my previous post - thanks 
for stating it clearer than me. And I think your suggestions are what is needed.

> * The idea of an "arch-science" team comes to mind, similar to the
>   "arch-haskell" team, which has done great work in making Arch useful
>   for Haskell users, but I don't actually have any concrete ideas of
>   what that would entail.

I'd be interested in helping out with this :-)


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