[pacman-dev] My $0.02 on the Frugalware v.s. Arch bit...

VMiklos vmiklos at frugalware.org
Wed Dec 27 07:00:21 EST 2006

On Wed, Dec 27, 2006 at 09:06:21AM +0000, Alex Smith <alex at alex-smith.me.uk> wrote:
> The main point to that is the relaxed manner. I'll repeat what I said at the 
> beginning: this is a package manager, a small application, not something so 
> important that the world will blow up if something goes wrong. I really think 
> that we should merge back into 1 project, rather than leading 2 seperate 
> paths with 2 different APIs, and co-operate better, have fun coding, instead 
> of this bickering. Having 2 APIs would just suck - someone could come along 
> and create a really great libalpm frontend that works on Frugalware, and then 
> the Arch users will be disappointed when it won't even compile for them. 
> We've cooperated up until now in relaxed way, why change it.

i simply lost my motivation to cooperate with someone who <read the
README of pacman-g2>. to pick only one reason, even Aaron himself asked
us to fork, so don't think he'll ever cooperate since we're doing
finally what he wanted

not a happy story, i know..

udv / greetings,

Developer of Frugalware Linux, to make things frugal - http://frugalware.org

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