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Re: A GNU Distribution

From: Praveen A
Subject: Re: A GNU Distribution
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2012 11:28:42 +0530

2012/4/3 Alfred M. Szmidt <address@hidden>:
> The first command also requires root access, something you might not
> have.

If you are going to install in system wide directories, you will need
root access, even if it is source based.

> Installing the binary package will also requrie root access, not or
> provide any roll back mechanism.
> My point, it is not as easy as some people think.

It would still be easier to change defaults of apt than writing
another package manager from scratch because apt default configuration
is not exactly what we are looking at.

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