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Re: Blocking a base package from installing
Greetings, Linda Walsh!
> Achim Gratz wrote:
>> Now, that last question of yours: No, the package manager should never
>> allow you to not install a base package. These are in category "Base"
>> precisely so the rest of the system can rely on the functionality
> But back to the 1st Q. What other programs will fail to work
> if the base-version of vim isn't installed?
The question is not about vim, the question is about base category in general.
It's vim only now, tomorrow it'll be something else. You have to stop and draw
the line somewhere, if you, as a package maintainer, want a predictable
behavior for all future installations.
With best regards,
Friday, October 7, 2016 13:28:54
Sorry for my terrible english...
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