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Installer programs (was: Gentoo Linux copyright / CDDL question)

From: CBFalconer
Subject: Installer programs (was: Gentoo Linux copyright / CDDL question)
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 23:11:53 -0400

Michael Black wrote:
... snip ...
> Individual distributions may have their own programs (such as the
> installer programs), and they may compile the rest in different ways,
> but generally there isn't much that is different from the rest.  And
> if a patch is actually useful to a program, it should be folded into
> the actual program itself.

I have a problem with installer programs, in that they hide all the
details of what needs to be done and why.  Once you have those
details down the installer may be very handy, but the fundamentals
need to be available.

Chuck F (cbfalconer at maineline dot net)
   Available for consulting/temporary embedded and systems.

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