An idea on extending the "Package users" approach

Angel Tsankov fn42551 at
Tue Jan 6 15:53:09 PST 2009

Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> 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.
What exactly do you find cumbersome with having three different users in 
this case (which is a very, very, really very rare case).


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