Re: [Nautilus-list] Nautilus Goals

On 27 Jun 2001 21:17:41 -0400, mitch nuclear physics gatech edu wrote:
> Wow, I never knew my post would end up leading to such bickering. Anyway,
> while giving Nautilus another try, I wondered about the issue of rpms and
> debs. It would be nice if Nautilus could install rpms and debs. Perhaps a
> nifty little install manager within Nautilus? Perhaps Nautilus should use
> some component of red carpet to do fancy installs, check deps, get deps,
> etc.....? Then again, maybe it should just attempt to install it
> straight up? I think the red carpet component option would be the
> best. Handling deps, etc... with rpms is a pain in the ass and red carpet
> has already aimed and continues to aim on handling these problems. There
> is no sense in Nautilus having some install manager duplicating it. Any
> thoughts on this?  

Nautilus did use to have an RPM installer, but I'm not sure what
happened to it.  I remember a screenshot of it a while back that I
thought was cool.


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