Proper choice of package management strategy
amadeus.stevenson at gmail.com
Thu Jan 18 15:23:06 PST 2007
Jack Brown wrote:
> XStow is quite nice:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr &&
> make &&
> make DESTDIR=/stow/package-name install
> Installation: cd /stow && xstow package-name/
> Uninstallation: cd /stow && xstow -D package-name/
I like netbsd's pkgsrc
make && make install
pkg_remove/delete (I can't remember).
When I get round to it I will use this. It downloads source dependencies
for you etc.
Admittedly I've only used this on netbsd systems, but it has been ported
to GNU/Linux among other *nix OS's.
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