Re: [dev] [OT] Distribution

From: Moritz Wilhelmy <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:13:49 +0100

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 03:11:03PM +0300, anonymous wrote:
> Maybe it is ok too, but I haven't tried it. I suggest Slackware because
> I think that it is what OP asked for: you can build software by hand,
> make package and install with a package manager. You don't have
> to write building script if you don't want to. It is in constrast to
> Arch where you can't create package without PKGBUILD. Of course, you
> can use tar, gzip and other tools, but if format of package is changed
> you will need to rewrite all your scripts dealing with packages.

This sounds interesting.
slackware does not have dependencies, so I don't think it works for me,
but how does package creation on slackware works seems interesting.
Maybe you have some further information about it?
Received on Wed Jan 20 2010 - 13:13:49 UTC

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