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Re: Flattened GNUstep structure?


From: Christian Edward Gruber
Subject: Re: Flattened GNUstep structure?
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 16:09:54 -0500

Actually, ultimately I agree with Helge, but perhaps the simple way to do
this is to have Binary packagers use strip tools in their packaging to strip
them down, if that's what the user wants, but have the default be deep
structure.

I'm far less concerned with deep vs. flat, then by easy path setup, as
mentioned in my other post.

regards,
christian.

P.S.  I'd love to, but for my wife who speaks not a word of German.
(schade... ;)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Helge Hess" <address@hidden>
To: "Adam Fedor" <address@hidden>
Cc: "GNUStep" <address@hidden>
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2001 3:56 PM
Subject: Re: Flattened GNUstep structure?


> IMHO for a binary pkg the multiplatform needs to be the default since
> multiplatform can be stripped down to flat, but the reverse is not
> easily possible.
>
> Personally I think it really was a failure to allow a flat hierachy
> since this makes the whole deployment much more difficult and
> error-prone. Notably this has not only sth to do with actually using a
> multiplatform environment, but also with having a single binary pkg
> which is able to install on multiple platforms.





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