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Re: Things needed

On 21 Mar 1999 00:56:50 -0000
jfm2@club-internet.fr wrote:

> Thanks for using NetForward!
> http://www.netforward.com
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> > 
> > > Is there someone willing to write some Perl scripts useful for the
> > > maintenance of the distrib?
> > 
> > What kind of things do you have in mind ? 
> > 
> > 
> First of all a program for maintaining the "comps" file.  This is the
> file used for determining the programs to install when the user
> selects a category.  But each category must be self contained ie
> contain the primary packages but also the packages they depends upon
> (and those the latter depend upon) who don't belong to the Base
> category because this one is ever installed
Maybe we could use turbopkg from TurboLinux (www.pht.com), which uses
new format for comps, and easy to maintain the "comps" file.