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From:
Leon Timmermans
Date:
December 16, 2012 21:11
Subject:
Re: How To Build A Perl Package Database
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CAHhgV8iEsWBaG1XhQiQSD12V5e41y8q7op1h1hnZYO2PPGxtfg@mail.gmail.com
On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 6:34 PM, Johan Vromans <jvromans@squirrel.nl> 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
privileges.

Leon

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