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On Aug 30, 2005, at 11:01 AM, Kito wrote:
> Maybe so, but we can't have one without the other. First get
> packages to install in a prefix, then work up from there.
Amen. If we start really big here, we're just going to end up talking
about this for months and never get anything done. Perhaps we could
agree to work on getting packages to install in a prefix firstly and
develop a procedure for making that happen. I see the rest of the
issues in this thread as separate, even though they are related.
> The issue of leveraging existing packages is currently handled by
> package.provided, which we all know doesn't really serve our
> purposes, but I see no reason work couldn't be done in parallel on
> these issues...
Exactly. Since the solution to this problem seems to be the crux of
the discussion here, perhaps we could split this thread and continue
the discussion about alternatives to package.provided in a new thread
while working out a procedure for installing to a prefix simultaneously.
- --Lina Pezzella
Ebuild & Porting Co-Lead
Gentoo for OS X
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