An idea on extending the "Package users" approach

Angel Tsankov fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg
Tue Jan 6 15:53:09 PST 2009


Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 3:53 PM, Angel Tsankov
> <fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg> 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.
>
What exactly do you find cumbersome with having three different users in 
this case (which is a very, very, really very rare case).

--Angel 




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