Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
We don't bite newbies here... much
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: Per-distro versioning and dependency specification

by creamygoodness (Curate)
on Jun 06, 2012 at 12:26 UTC ( #974708=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Per-distro versioning and dependency specification
in thread Per-distro versioning and dependency specification

I would draw the line around any group of files which can only be installed together. That was what the phrase "atomic unit of installation" was intended to convey.

Ubuntu and GCC don't really fit into that context, as they are aggregations of smaller packages. Most CPAN tarballs would qualify, though, since perl Makefile.PL; make install is generally all or nothing.


Comment on Re^2: Per-distro versioning and dependency specification
Download Code

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://974708]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chilling in the Monastery: (11)
As of 2014-09-19 12:34 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    How do you remember the number of days in each month?











    Results (138 votes), past polls