Seeking new maintainer for apt and synaptic
pertusus at free.fr
Tue Apr 11 22:18:08 UTC 2006
> the distro, and becoming so more and more. We also have only one kernel,
> C-library and X-server and with good reasons.
One kernel, yes, but for the other we could have alternatives. dietlibc
is sort of an alternative of the libc and whenever/if there is a X
substitute it could be fine to have it packaged. Hopefully with initng
we'll have soon 2 init systems...
Oh, even a alternate kernel could be doable - but not in the installer,
of course. Maybe one day there will be a hurd in extras ;-)
It's not even clear to me what piece of core couldn't be provided in
extras, except for very basic config files. Even basic unix commands
could come from a alternate implementation (like busybox) with other
names, of course. Maybe rpm?
It will come a long way until it is possible to have a running system
installed from fedora core but without any component of fedora core used,
but it could be sortof funny. Interesting dream, isn't it ;-)
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