tarasenko at hyper.kiev.ua
Thu Apr 28 01:05:49 PDT 2005
Joerg Sonnenberger Ð¿Ð¸ÑÐµÑ:
On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 02:16:07PM +0300, Yaroslav Tarasenko wrote:
I remember how it was simple installing software (and upgrading to new
versions) on BeOS: you should just unzip archive file and put its
contents somewhere on HD. Is it a dream in bsd world?
You can do the same on any OS, but it means duplicating a lot of stuff.
Heck, move all your libs into $PKG/lib, use a wrapper which sets
LD_LIBRARY_PATH to the install location and be done. That's what a lot
of commerical software vendors do.
Is it the UNIX-way? I don't think so.
I don't unix way is right at a whole. But i use bsd everywhere and dfly
is interesting for me because of interesting ideas brought in it.
Back to the thread, i was speaking about workstation bsd version. I
think that installing software on such a distro must be clear and
transparent to end-user. It is not novadays.
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