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Re: problems running guile

From: Shelagh Manton
Subject: Re: problems running guile
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 07:33:27 +1000
User-agent: Pan/ (As She Crawled Across the Table (Debian GNU/Linux))

On Tue, 18 Oct 2005 13:32:24 +0400, Vorfeed Canal wrote:

> On 10/18/05, Shelagh Manton <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Updateing lilypond using the autopackager must have corrupted the previous
>> installation of guile. This solved the problem, but of course I don't know
>> how or why :)
> Noone knows this with autopackage. This ugly thing was developed as
> "InstallShit raplacement for *nix". It's so easy to install software
> in Windows world - why in linux it must be different ? Let's ignore
> will of distribution creators and make everything just like in
> Windows: any autopackage can corrupt anything in your system and
> you'll never know what exactly - but this is minor price to pay, right
> ?
> To me this is major price to pay and I *never* use autopackage but YMMV.
Interesting. As I am totally ignorant about how any of the package
managers work internally, I just supposed it would be OK to use something
that used shell scripts as you're supposed to be able to read bash with
enough effort and a tutorial next to you. Perhaps using alien would be a
better option. 


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