Robbie Harwood wrote:
What's missing from a more Debian-style solution  (for
instance) is a
more full understanding of dependencies. We could implement "Provides:"
(or something like it) and be done with it. This also could have the
side affect of making package version upgrades more clean.
So does having "foo-full" and "foo-minimal" both provide
This is already possible now. "Provides: foo" has been implemented in RPM