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Re: How to install packages...
On Fri, Sep 20, 2002 at 07:05:07PM -0700, Bruce Alderson wrote:
>> Your suggestion came out fine. It has just been suggested hundreds of
>> times in the past.
>Ah, I've been lurking on the list for ages - but not noticed the
>Anyway, would it be worth submitting a patch for the functionality, or
>is the dev rather closed?
It is in no way closed. You couldn't have been lurking long if you haven't
seen the quote:
"Patches gratefully accepted"
However, I should point out that Robert Collins implemented much of the
command line functionality a while ago. AFAIK, it is not yet so
complete that you can do a full batch-mode install but I assume that
most of the hooks should be there.
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