Re: portability of dpkg decreasing?
On Sun, Feb 10, 2002 at 12:56:24PM -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > from a few changes in the dpkg package I get the feeling that
> > > portability is not any more one of the highest prioritys (which I
> > > thought was one of Wicherts prioritys, at least)?
> > Interesting how you say that after patches have been merged to support
> > HP-UX, FreeBSD patches are coming in now and someone is working on AIX
> > support as well.
> Perhaps one of the big commercial Unices will finally throw away their
> horrible packages systems... Nah, probably not.
> I'm a bit surprised there hasn't been a port to Solaris. Solaris' package
> tools are the worst I've ever had to deal with.
dpkg has been ported to Solaris since at least four years ago.
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