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Re: What do you wish for in an package manager?

Dwayne C . Litzenberger (dlitz@dlitz.net) said:
> So my question is: What do you wish for in a package manager?

Relocatable packages so a user can do an individual package install into ~
without being r00t (this may be possible now with some dpkg foo?).

The ability to install more than one version of a package simultaneously.

Some intelligence for handling multiple machines. Like the ability to nfs
mount /usr and have the package manager understand what's going on.

Oh, and a postinstall that'll do not only a diff on conf files that have
changed, but allow for a merge as well...


Adam Lazur, Cluster Monkey
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