|Summary:||move x11-base/xorg-x11 from world to system|
|Product:||Gentoo Linux||Reporter:||Emery Hemingway <emery>|
|Component:||[OLD] Unspecified||Assignee:||Gentoo Linux bug wranglers <bug-wranglers>|
|Package list:||Runtime testing required:||---|
Description Emery Hemingway 2009-10-21 05:50:46 UTC
I was thinking it might be nice if xorg-x11 was in the scope of system packages. I think that very few people concern themselves with the dependencies of xorg, as changes aren't really tangible to the end user. I use emerge -uD system when I want a system up to date, but don't waste energy on packages I barely use. I regard updating the xorg-x11 meta package the same way. (Please note I wouldn't bring this up if I didn't think it relative simple to implement.) Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 proDOOMman 2009-10-21 06:43:19 UTC
Many people haven't X11 on their systems. May be you should add xorg-x11 to system independently?
Comment 2 Lars Wendler (Polynomial-C) 2009-10-21 08:05:23 UTC
No way. The system set defines a minimal set of packages which are needed to get a linux system booted and working. Consider a user setting up a gentoo-server being forced to install xorg-x11 just because it's in the system set. This kind of changes will never happen.
Comment 3 Emery Hemingway 2009-10-24 00:35:25 UTC
Ok, I guess I didn't understand how the system set worked. Sorry