[ros-dev] Package Manager
steven_ed4153 at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 1 10:59:28 CEST 2005
--- Maarten Bosma <maarten.paul at bosma.de> wrote:
> I missed to introduce a concept of the package manager here. Packages
> are not a Archive file with an instruction for installing like apt
> packages. The more an instruction to download the program, that might be
> running the setup with a special parameter or downloading an arrive
> file with the binaries. That is a little bit of BSD ports or Gentoo Emerge.
> This is why I think MSI files aren't the right think to replace the
> basic based scripts, that are used at the moment. It simply not what
> they have been made for. But if the vendor of the application provides a
> msi file of cause it can be used; with a "msi"-script-command.
I think the idea of a central repository containting information on Free(Open) Win32 is a good
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