[pacman-dev] pacman packaging

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 17:51:22 EST 2007

On 1/8/07, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Not to be contradictory, but what does this gain us?  It seperates
> things, sure, but so what?  What problem are we solving by splitting
> things up?

Part of it was just putting the idea out there and seeing what people
thought. However, I think it would follow the KISS policy a bit more,
separating package installation from package building. You don't need
to install Apache to browse the web (obviously this is not quite that
extreme, but helps clarify my point).


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