Re: [dev] I'm back

From: Hadrian Węgrzynowski <>
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 19:41:05 +0100

On 2012-11-18 at 11:04:31
Kurt H Maier <> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 07:00:23AM +0100, Jens Staal wrote:
> > For me, this is a nicer solution than for example pacman to keep
> > track on which files that belong to which package (no fragile
> > databases needed). I am also happy to report that dmenu/dwm works
> > nicely on Sabotage (however, it seems like some of the xlibs can
> > not be linked statically).
> Slackware does this without crapping up the disk: the manifest is in
> the file /var/log/packages/packagename. If you need to know where a
> file came from, just grep the path in that directory.

I regret years spent with Gentoo. It's funny how Slackware's simple
implementation outperforms portage and friends. Not even mentioning
compilation times. It's funny, but not surprising.

Slackware compatible packages would be really nice.
Received on Sun Nov 18 2012 - 19:41:05 CET

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