Re: Hurd F1 ISO and booting
On Wed, May 02, 2001 at 10:04:33AM -0400, Russell Francis wrote:
> I am rather new to the list but, if you are thinking of new ways to
> package and distribute a shiny new Hurd system I have a suggestion.
> I used to use FreeBSD and I absolutely loved the ports collection!
> You simply change to the directory of the program you want and type
> make install. It fetches the source, builds it and installs it. It
> was by far the easiest system to maintain ever. I think the
> Hurd could benefit a great deal from a system much like the BSD ports
This what apt-get does. When you type apt-get install <package> it downloads
the binary packages and installs it and with apt-get -b source <package> it
downloads the sources and build the package for you.