RPM's require to much knowledge of setup to port easily

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Fri Jun 16 12:24:00 GMT 2006

On Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 10:13:44AM +0200, Lloeki wrote:
>so my conclusions are: 
>1. there's no significant gain to switch to another bin-pkg format
>2. any real gain for a growing numper of packages would come from source-level 
>support, not package support.
>=> if a switch is ever to occur, it should be in favor of a source-pkg 
>autobuild format (with bin-pkg support), to encourage source-level support.

My conclusions are:

1) People are happy to make sweeping statements about issues without
actually knowing much about the subject.

2) It's really easy to talk about what should be done if you just want
to talk and have no intentions of actually doing.


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