Git has too many freaking dependencies

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Sat Feb 16 08:16:21 UTC 2008

Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 19:23:06 +0100
> Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at> wrote:
>> Can we please stop this meta package bs, it hit me too with git, and I do not 
>> consider myself a novice when I say:
>> "yum install git"
>> I mean:
>> "yum install git"
>> and not
>> "yum install git and anything vaguely git related including an fscking emacs 
>> add-on which drags in a whopping XX MB of emacs"
>> Regards,
>> Hans (who is seriously annoyed by this)
> Ok, I'm going to pick on you a bit Hans.  Forgive me.
> There is this magical tool called bugzilla.  It's used to track issues
> people consider to be bugs.  It sucks at times, but it's what we have.
> If you really thought this was a bug, I would have been a hell of a lot
> more receptive to fixing things if it was filed via bugzilla than I
> would if I hear about it on a mailing list rant.
> Seriously.


I agree, its just that when I was bitten by this I didn't think about 
filing a bug, and then this discussion came along and I tagged my 
complaint onto it, indeed a bug should have been filed.



> josh

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