[Slapt-get-devel] Some infos...

Arnaldo de Moraes Pereira arnaldo at sp-dhn.com.br
Thu Nov 13 15:02:28 EST 2003

	I have to update my slapt-get.
	I've just downloaded the .pot file and I'm already translating. :)

On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 14:23:12 -0500
Jason Woodward <woodwardj at jaos.org> wrote:

> Hi Arnaldo,
> > 	IMHO, slapt-get is the first professional package management system for slackware.
> > 	Of course it should get much more improved - like any young software.
> Thanks!  I'm always delighted to hear feedback.
> > 	Patrick Volkerding doesn't like the idea of installing other packages (dependencies) when it
> should install just one (me neither). That's the reason he hasn't done anything like other
> package management systems available in other distributions.
> > 	But slapt-get doesn't break slackware package system - like you said. This is why I think
> it'll be used by everyone who uses slackware.
> That is why the 'slack-required' file is so simple, yet powerful.  It will not impact the
> existing tools unless they want to explicitly pay attention.  The information about what
> program or package is required by another is just a common courtesy any developer should pass
> along to his/her users.
> > 	Personally, I don't think Patrick will like it. I haven't read any Patrick's 'review' of
> slapt-get, but I don't think he'll like it. He doesn't like anything. ;)
> As far as I know, he hasn't downloaded slapt-get at all.  
> > 	Now that I've written the off-topic stuff (is this a devel mailing list or what ?)...
> > 	What does Jason think about slapt-get stop if it couldn't fetch a package, in a --upgrade
> situation ?
> The last few series of releases (0.9.6x and 0.9.7x) have supported transactions so that nothing
> happens unless everything checks out properly.  The transaction is built up of packages to
> install, upgrade and remove.  The transaction status will be reported to the user to be
> confirmed (unless the user passes in --no-prompt on the command line).  After this
> confirmation, all packages will be downloaded before anything else happens.  If anything fails
> to download, the transaction is immediately aborted.  If all pacakges download successfully,
> all packages to be installed (new installs) are installed first.  This should satisfy
> dependencies of the packages to be upgraded, which follow after the new installs.  Finally, and
> removals in the transaction are completed.  This helps keep your system in a consistant state,
> and should give you full control.
> > 	I haven't used slapt-get for a long time, but I'm really interested in helping the project
> the way I can.
> I think the greatest help at the moment besides testing and using the software, is translating
> the template file in your native languages.  This template is available here:
> http://software.jaos.org/BUILD/slapt-get/po/slapt-get.pot
> Thanks and take care,
> jason
> --
> Jason Woodward
> woodwardj at jaos.org
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> STDOUT,*STDOUT,*STDOUT,0.1,;redo;}##########JAPH%

Arnaldo de Moraes Pereira <arnaldo at sp-dhn.com.br>
phone: +55 11 5055-9344

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