[Arm-netbook] GK802 for $70

luke.leighton luke.leighton at gmail.com
Fri May 24 09:17:10 BST 2013

On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 7:38 AM, Troy Benjegerdes <hozer at hozed.org> wrote:
>> > Btw, is that only me who thinks that dpkg is bad choice of a package
>> > manager for embedded system?

 btw: dpkg on its own is a piss-poor system.  it's absolutely shit.
however when you combine it with apt, and apt starts to do things like
execute post-install scripts after a batch of .debs has been installed
(to run common tasks such as update-menu, update-grub, depmod -a,
ldconfig and so on) then you start to appreciate what the fuck is
going on.

 like troy said: do you *really* want to take a step backwards?  the
complexity behind dpkg [and apt] is there from over 20 years
accumulated experience of several hundred developers to bring you easy
access to over thirty *THOUSAND* pieces of software, each of which has
critical interpendence.

 you are more than welcome to throw that experience and accumulated
knowledge all away.


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