Package User system [was:Re: [Bug 1536] ]

Randy McMurchy randy at
Mon Aug 22 17:13:05 PDT 2005

Jeremy Huntwork wrote these words on 08/22/05 19:04 CST:

> You can't? I would have thought as a BLFS editor installing multiple 
> instances of the same package (in different places and perhaps with 
> different configure switches, etc) would be highly useful.

No. I wouldn't ever need to do that. Nothing takes that long that
I can't wait for it to finish. Note, I don't do OpenOffice.

Besides, it would skew SBU timings. Furthermore, explain to me how
the package user system would provide for the different users required
to install multiple instances of the *same* package.


rmlscsi: [GNU ld version 20041220] [gcc (GCC) 3.4.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.4] [Linux 2.6.10 i686]
19:10:00 up 142 days, 18:43, 3 users, load average: 1.03, 0.89, 0.52

More information about the blfs-book mailing list