Nix fixes dependency hell on all Linux distributions
Posted by: Anonymous
on December 23, 2008 02:31 AM
Yes debs, and rpms work great... because alot of package managers are putting in alot of hard work to make it so. People are saying apt works better than yum, which is true in some ways and false in others.
This solutions solves all issues with any other package manager, and the only drawback if that old dependencies which are no longer used will waste space, but since space is relatively cheap why not waste it?
Although, a secondary Package Manager, no thanks, I'd rather rely on the man hours of diligent package managers. When I see a distro based on Nix I will no doubt give it a good go though.