Re: package managers [was: FatELF patches...]

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Wed Nov 04 2009 - 12:39:11 EST

On Wed, 04 Nov 2009 17:40:02 +0100, Mikulas Patocka said:

> - With Windows installers (next - next - next - finish), even a
> technically unskilled person can select which version of a given
> software he wants to use. If the software doesn't work, he can simply
> uninstall it and try another version.

Theoretically. There's this little detail called "DLL Hell" though...

(And one could reasonably argue that it requires *more* clue to resolve a
DLL Hell issue than it does to fix the equivalent dependency issue on Linux...)

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