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Re:Bad Idea

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on February 15, 2007 03:57 PM
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>There is no need to have multiple versions of one
>library, why do you think that?
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>One advantage of having the way GoboLinux has it
>is that it is possible to actually have two
>versions of one library installed at the same time
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HU???

I think what you wanted to say was you don't need to have multiple copies of the same version of the same library? But i'm just guessing. If so you didn't read what i wrote. I'm saying you need multiple _versions_ of the same library. If you app needs a different version of a library thats already installed, fix your app.

I know Gobo doesn't write apps, just puts them all together. But its going in the wrong direction, many versions of the same stuff. Where as a perfect Distro would have no duplication. Thats not possible now but thats where we should be trying to get to.

Eli Criffield

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