Subject: Re: bulk-build list
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/25/2001 13:10:56
On Fri, 25 May 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

# Allowing only tagged packages is a cop out. It solves the problem of
# incompatible binary packages in a trivial way -- the version you want
# won't be there, so you'll have to build your own. It also sends a
# message to folks who are trying to maintain their own collections, for
# re-use, or use on multiple machines, that you can't do that, you must
# instead blow away all your packages and rebuild them periodically.

I find myself doing this just about every time I upgrade my system, anyway.
What's changing, here?

# Frederick

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