On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 10:11:11PM +0200, Thomas Spura wrote:
On Fri, 26 Aug 2011 16:34:22 -0300
Sergio Belkin wrote:
> Is it OK include a compiler (eg gcc-c++) for a "-devel" subpackage?
I'd say, it depends on the use case...
Why do you want to do that?
* Only to have some piece of software installed, which can handle the
(C++?) source code? Then no: You should not do the choice for the
user, how to use the header files.
* Your devel subpackage calls "g++" via some included scripts, then it
would be ok, I think.
I agree... but I'm having a hard time coming up with a case that
legitimately does that second thing.