Re: Install program

Tom Tromey <> writes:
> Marc> I'm working on "grpm" right now.
> 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.

Sounds good.

> Ideally the tool could be modified for use with Debian packages as
> well.  I'm not saying this is a requirement, just that it would be
> good if the hooks existed...

It shouldn't be too hard for someone familiar with deb stuff.
Some of the internals are still shaping up, but the idea of
a "package" is fairly well abstracted.


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