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Re: Saner installation. (Was: perl5 FUD hell-thread.)

John Peacock
June 19, 2006 06:58
Re: Saner installation. (Was: perl5 FUD hell-thread.)
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James Mastros wrote:
> Then we can add "os:", "header:", and "executable:" spaces, and make the
> rule that older installers, when faced with a space they don't know how to
> handle, should warn on all requirements in it, but otherwise ignore them (IE
> assume they are satasified for everything but "conflicts".)

The problem is that the energy required to open a blackhole so older 
installers could be altered worldwide is beyond the limits of current 
technology.  Nice idea, though... ;-)


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