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Re: More an autopackage

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: More an autopackage
Date: 18 Jan 2001 23:55:11 -0200
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On Jan 18, 2001, David Lee <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Jan 2001, Geoffrey Wossum wrote:

>> 1) written in Python 

> Wouldn't Perl5 be a more widely acceptable choice?  Considerably so? 
> (Indeed, isn't automake already in Perl?  Why choose something different? 
> Especially when that something is considerably less widely installed?) 

Because Perl is almost unreadable and Python is a very nice language?

>> 6) When I get going with Actual Code (TM)  (within a couple of weeks),
>> I'll setup a project on sourceforge for this.

> No promises.  But I could try to have a quick look at Solaris pkgadd/pkgrm
> issues once you have got started. 

One may find a lot about packaging for native systems in the Samba CVS
tree.  See

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