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Leon Timmermans
December 16, 2012 21:11
Re: How To Build A Perl Package Database
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On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 6:34 PM, Johan Vromans <> wrote:
> Debian, and most other systems have decent package- and install
> managers. *They* maintain the database with installed distributions,
> releases and files. The only good approach for us is to play with them.
> So, an enhanced META.yaml or whatsoever may be a good idea, but *only*
> to generate a deb control file, or rpm spec file, or innosetup file and
> so on.
> It is no longer neccessary to handle everything ourselves. We're not
> alone anymore.

There are many ways to deploy stuff, not everyone uses rpm/deb, there
are good reasons not to do so: for starters it assumes you have root


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