RFC: On-demand package installation API in kdelibs

todd rme toddrme2178 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 17:28:45 BST 2010

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 12:25 PM, Sune Vuorela <nospam at vuorela.dk> wrote:
> On 2010-07-29, John Tapsell <johnflux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> - K3B needs many optional packages, like cdrecord, md5sum, etc
> I wouldn't call a package like wodim (or cdrecord for the schilyists) a
> optional package for k3b
> just like I_wouldn't consider
>> - Kile needs many optional packages like latex, etc
> latex a optional package for kile.

There are lots of packages that provide additional functionality to
latex.  With this sort of API, kile could, for instance, give users
the option somehow to download these packages.


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