[Rpm-maint] Re: [lsb-discuss] [packaging] RFC: Berlin Packaging API
dank at kegel.com
Thu Feb 28 14:47:10 UTC 2008
<robert.schweikert at mathworks.com> wrote:
> > Apps that are installed without root access should not
> > be announced to the package manager.
> Why not?
Because the package manager only manages apps
that are installed for all users.
Bending it to manage packages that are owned by
a user, and therefore are not reliably available to other
users, is torture. Best invent some other sort of
user-installed-app manager and not bother the system package manager.
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