[Fedora-packaging] are subpackages required for optional loadable libraries?

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Wed Feb 27 17:12:37 UTC 2008

>>>>> "TK" == Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> writes:

TK> I think we need guidance here as well.  For instance, if a web
TK> application needs a database to work out of the box but that
TK> database could be any of mysql, postgres, or sqlite, do we require
TK> that one of those be installed?

Actually, no.  Don't forget that the first two of those don't need to
actually be on the machine running the application.

Client libraries are another issue, but they should end up being much
smaller.  And these days we should be thinking of sqlite as a default
system component.

 - J<

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