Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 05/31/1999 08:55:33
In article <Pine.GSO.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com> writes:
> You mean, like keep all the +-files in a .tgz (or something), and include
> that as first file in the binary package?
More the other way arround. Keep all the distribution files in a seperate
".tar.gz" inside a ".tar" file.
> Probably the saned thing to do, given that few and fewer packages can be
> relocated these days.
> We'd need to accompany changing LOCALBASE/X11BASE, though.
They can still be changed at build time.
> RPM allows simply adding a directory to their PLIST(aequivalent), and TRT
> will happen.
I would prefer a command to be sure that you know what you want to do.
> ... and probably the accompanying @unexec lines.
> When will you be done? :-)
If we finished the technical discussion.
Matthias Scheler http://home.owl.de/~tron/