[Slackbuilds-users] requirements in README files

Ben Mendis dragonwisard at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 13:23:09 UTC 2012

Optional dependency graph resolution is NOT a slippery slope to turning
Slackware into Debian or Gentoo.

On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Ben Mendis <dragonwisard at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 9:10 AM, Nick Blizzard <nickblizzard1776 at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> With respect, changing a compression scheme or moving on to x64
>> hardware isn't core to Slackware... the simplicity of the package
>> management system, and not being forced to include any dependencies,
>> managing those yourself... that's core to slackware.
> Nick, NOBODY is talking about forcing any kind of dependency management.
> There would be no change to the package format or the package management
> tools. There would only be a SEPARATE and OPTIONAL tool for partially
> resolving a dependency graph.
> Nobody is gonna get up in your grille. If you don't like optional tools
> that make useful suggestions than you can ignore this whole thread because
> even if it were implemented it wouldn't affect you in the slightest.
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