Re: [dev] Opinions on GNU stow

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:28:10 +0200

On 31 August 2017 at 09:33, hiro <> wrote:
> The reason symlinks are still being used is that unions on linux are
> an even bigger, unstable piece of shit. The tinycorelinux people tried
> them out for their package system and had to give up and use the
> "hack" instead.

See my other mail, I wouldn't take it into the extreme, but just
define a couple of use-case specific "overlays".

Old school package managers would become part of contributing into an
overlay repo that consists of a full range of tools
sharing/contributing to a common use case.

Received on Thu Aug 31 2017 - 14:28:10 CEST

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