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Re: Why code your own library?

>like sharutils? if I recall, shar will gzip or ncompress all the files
to be
>put in the distribution, uuencode them, and generate one large ksh
script (that
>also works on bsh and bash and probly zsh), stores the md5sums to
>itself, and still be plenty hackable for special install stuff, maybe
>dependancy checking. It can also create multiple archives of one
>Unfortunantly, since they're uuencoded, they're a bit bigger than a
>archive like an rpm.

 If it looks good, why isn't it popular?

Pedro Medeiros.