Subject: Re: "make install" owerwrites files without asking
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/29/2005 15:17:58
On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 03:08:16PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> >I'll be implementing that soon.
> Can we see a design before the implementation?

Sure. The single biggest item still left is how to handle
the install case. As it has been pointed out before, building
a gziped package and uncompressing it again can take a while
on slower systems. I'm not sure if I want to optimize this
case though (beside supporting pure tar packages).