Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] autopackage
- From: Mathrick <mnews2 wp pl>
- To: Carlos Perelló Marín <carlos gnome org>
- Cc: rhythmbox-devel gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] autopackage
- Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2004 16:13:27 +0100
Dnia 31-10-2004, nie o godzinie 01:12 +0200, Carlos Perelló Marín
> > Does rhythmbox have any plans for using autopackage once it reaches
> > 1.0 status. I use Mandrake 10.1 and have many dependency problems
> > that using autopackage.org would solve.
> I don't see what gives you autopackage that .rpm or .deb does not solves
> at the moment. It sounds like the same thing... or perhaps worst, the
> package dependencies are not bad, they are there so you can be sure that
> an application will work always, if you try to remove a needed library,
> the system will warn you that there are installed an application that
> needs that library.
Umm, are you sure you're talking about autopackage here? Autpackage will
use native package manager if available, and fallback only for deps not
found on target platform.
> I can only imagine your problem if you are trying to install a binary
> from Redhat into Mandrake or things like that. If that's the case...
> sorry, but I don't see autopackage as the solution.
Not really, it happens every time your target distro lacks particular
> I would be good to
> see how autopackage handles the installation of a GNOME 2.8 application
> in a GNOME <= 2.6 environment forgetting the dependencies...
At this stage of development, I think it's supposed to behave good in
this situation, although that would probably mean installing whole 2.8
"Tautologizm to coś tautologicznego"
Maciej Katafiasz <mnews2 wp pl>
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