[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: kdebindings-3.5.0-0.1.fc4 pull in ruby



On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 07:41 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> No, of cause not - I am worried about the package's working principles
> and their reflection on packaging.
>
> This time it's a more or less unimportant language called ruby adding
> 5MB, next time it's fortran adding another 5MB, sometime in future it
> could be java adding 20MB and at some point in future could be C# adding
> 50 MB. 
> 
> All of them. as a side-effects, pulling in packages an individual user
> has no use for, and which a add additional security risks.
> 
> So all this more or less a "beware the beginnings/think twice" concern.

Ruby itself didn't add 5m.  The package includes bindings for ruby,
python, and perl, and all the other more generic things necessary to
plug these pieces into KDE.  So while it can almost make sense to do a
kdebindingsbase, then kdebindings-foo for each language, is it really
worth the effort right now?

-- 
Jesse Keating RHCE      (geek.j2solutions.net)
Fedora Legacy Team      (www.fedoralegacy.org)
GPG Public Key          (geek.j2solutions.net/jkeating.j2solutions.pub)
 
Was I helpful?  Let others know:
 http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=jkeating


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]