death to kdeaddons, long live extragear!

Adriaan de Groot groot at
Thu Aug 30 21:20:34 BST 2007

[[ Hi Marc! Long time; good to see the OpenBSD camp still alive and 
kicking. ]]

On Thursday 30 August 2007 09:43, Marc Espie wrote:
> The actual packaging problem is mostly impossible to automate simply. It
> involves tracking dependencies, finding update paths that work (if possible
> minimizing the amount of scripting that always fucks up), and in many
> cases, identifying issues with less needed dependencies.

Add to this things like munging install paths because of hier(8) and other 
considerations, dealing with conflicting library or executable names, ... 
there is a lot of tweaking needed that varies per OS / Distro.

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