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Jarkko Hietaniemi
February 9, 2001 13:26
Re: Auto-install (was autoloaded...)
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On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 09:22:13PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 02:53:43PM -0600, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 06:46:26PM -0200, Branden wrote:
> > > problems (like `oh! I don't have bzip2 and the developper only supplied a
> > > bzip2 version of the archive', or `oh! I'll have to do zip, tgz, bzip2,
> > > whatever3 versions of the same thing only to satisfy users that use
> > > different formats').
> > 
> > And how is this different from 'oh! I don't have unzip'?
> Code to do unzip (yes, even including the whole of zlib just like gcc,
> xfree86 and several other things I can't remember offhand that irritate
> me as I have is small enough to go in the perl core if needed.

<strawman>I assume the next logical thing to add would be MD5?</strawman>

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