Re: Debian is not a "main distro"?
On Wed, Sep 30, 1998 at 07:45:38PM -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 1998 at 08:42:34PM +0100, Enrique Zanardi wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 30, 1998 at 02:49:38PM -0400, Steve Dunham wrote:
> > > Rob Browning <email@example.com> writes:
> > >
> > > > Steve Dunham <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > >
> > > > > In addition to the packager apparently being slower, and the
> > > > > unnecessary interaction, many Debian packages do a lot of unnecessary
> > > > > computation: recompiling elisp files 3 or 4 times, recompiling TeX
> > > > > formats, etc.
> > - slower: That will be fixed using binary databases.
> binary vs text files for management, another reason why I don't use
IIRC, the binary databases will be used as "cache", and will be
generated from the text ones when needed, the way "apt" does it.
Enrique Zanardi email@example.com