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Re: SEUL: Common SEUL/e-linux tools needed
On Sun, 11 Jan 1998, Erez Nir wrote:
> I still disagree. An end user doesnt care a thing about dependencies,
> etc. The only thing he cares about is that when a software is installed
> it works for the first time. Thus packages should be Fully self
> contained and Include ALL relevant libraries and components.
Maybe, maybe not. This makes packages BIG. In the windows world,
InstallShield checks to see whether its version of a library is more
recent than an existing one; if it is, it installs it, and if it isn't, it
uses the new one. A package system that did this would be good- does RPM
do this already?