More detailed profile

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Aug 31 16:24:39 PDT 2000

On Thu, 31 Aug 2000, you wrote:
> I'm all for creating "a better make" specifically for the purposes of
> building packages. Yes, a makefile can do anything, but it isn't the
> fastest way to capture the essence of building a package. I dislike
>'s not straightforward & obvious enough.
> That said, could someone enumerate the reasons why RPM or APT aren't
> considered? I know they won't work for the static build phase...what
> are the specific advantages this new alternative provides? If this
> has been discussed before, how about a link?

In essence this profile, profiler and the front-end+back-end put together 
result in our own packaging system. I'd like to create our own package system 
>From Scratch (tm - yeah I should trademark that eh? ;). 

Gerard Beekmans

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