An idea on extending the "Package users" approach

Tushar Teredesai tushar at
Tue Jan 6 14:39:50 PST 2009

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 3:53 PM, Angel Tsankov <fn42551 at> wrote:
> Tushar Teredesai wrote:
>> Multiple and incompatible versions are installed as separate users. So
>> there would be multiple package users for db1, db2, db3, db4.
> That's exactly what I suggest.

The key word is incompatible. So, using multiple users for
coreutils-6.10, coreutils-6.11, coreutils-6.12 would be cumbersome.

Tushar Teredesai
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