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Re: Universal Package Management System?

In message <[🔎] 20001116230923.B1117@home>, Sarel J. Botha
<sjbotha@email.com> writes
>Hi all
>Has anyone thought about the feasability of a universal package management
>system? It would define a new, perfect specification for a package archive,
>but should also be able to install existing packages like .deb and .rpm.
>Before I continue, is this even the place for me to talk about this? Has
>anyone maybe started work on something like this?
Yes it has been discussed. Read the *recent* archives. There are now ?3?
taskforces discussing package management - look them up. But I think
your idea of a universal package management system won't go down very
Anthony W. Youngman - wol at thewolery dot demon dot co dot uk
HEX wondered how much he should tell the Wizards. He felt it would not be a
good idea to burden them with too much input. Hex always thought of his reports 
as Lies-to-People.
The Science of Discworld : (c) Terry Pratchett 1999

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