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Re: Octave & QtOctave

From: Kei Kebreau
Subject: Re: Octave & QtOctave
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2018 14:25:27 -0500
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swedebugia <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2018-11-28 11:47, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Kei Kebreau <address@hidden> skribis:
> snip
>>> I agree with ng0 that Octave and its GUI interface should be kept in
>>> separate packages, as the difference in size is more than 5000 MiB.
>>> I also agree that the GUI package should be named "octave", but I don't
>>> know whether the CLI package should be named "octave-minimal" or
>>> "octave-cli".  I find myself leaning toward "octave-cli" because the CLI
>>> package does include some non-essential dependencies.
>> Makes sense to me.  If others agree with this (“octave-cli” rather than
>> “octave-minimal”), go ahead!
> I agree.

Here are two tentative patches that make the changes we've discussed.
Also, should we make a deprecated-package definition for qtoctave?

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