Proposal: Drop comps

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Wed Jul 29 21:06:52 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 10:45:57AM +0200, Vít Ondruch wrote:
> ocaml

The comps.xml group for ocaml is pretty weird.  It has some mandatory
base packages, which are OK-ish (although there are some notable ones
missing such as ocaml-camlp4-devel and ocaml-labltk-devel).

Then it has a strange set of optional packages, which is a tiny subset
of the 89 OCaml packages in Fedora.

I've never used comps.xml and don't really know what it is good for,
except I know of the existence of some graphical tools which consume
it.  Richard Hughes's appdata seems like a more complete concept for
people that want that kind of thing.


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