Re: Install program

Marc> Eventually it'll have a nice little drop target so you can drag
Marc> stuff from gmc and grpm will handle all the dependency resultion
Marc> (ie, locating other requires RPMs) and installation.

>> I think double-clicking on an RPM in gmc should start the tool in
>> this mode.  That way it really will be like InstallShield -- only
>> better.

Ben> But what if you're not root?  As far as I'm concerned, there are
Ben> deep issues involved in installing software.  As far as I'm
Ben> concerned, software should be compiled and tested by a user, but
Ben> installed by root.

Ben> How is this problem being solved?

What is the problem exactly?  This GUI won't give a user the ability
to do anything he can't already do.  Or are you saying that the
program will be useless because most users won't have permissions to
do RPM installs?


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