Subject: Re: Packages for NetBSD (Was: Why are there two 4.4BSD dev. groups)
To: Giles Lean <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 01/11/1995 17:05:18
[ On Wed, January 11, 1995 at 09:04:57 (+1100), Giles Lean wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Packages for NetBSD (Was: Why are there two 4.4BSD dev. groups)
> Not always possible. Much software needs to know where it is going
> to be installed when it is compiled.
Ideally such software should be fixed to use run-time configuration
based on perhaps a package tool library API that will query the package
database for the installed location..
Greg A. Woods
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