[thaz at if.rmci.net: blfs software management]

Mark Hymers markh at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Oct 27 15:34:31 PDT 2001

Hi all, can we have comments on this please.

----- Forwarded message from "Mike B." <thaz at if.rmci.net> -----

> Mark,
> I don't yet see a section on software management(uninstall/upgrade/install) 
> procedures.  Are you considering anything along these lines at the moment?  
> If you think it has a place in blfs, maybe forward this on the the list and 
> see what peoples thought and opinions are on it.  I think it's a topic that 
> deserves some discussion, although I know we've had many.  The problem with 
> the find/diff method is the more you install, the longer it takes.  And who 
> knows if you'll configure the upgrage the same way(which would result in 
> broken dependencies, I've been there).  I've already submitted the solution 
> I've found useful to the list, but here is the url again 
> http://home.if.rmci.net/thaz/pkgutils.html.  I'd like to see something 
> similar or better in blfs, but that's my own selfishness talking  ;-)
> Mike

----- End forwarded message -----


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