Re: thoughts on rudimentary dependency handling

From: Avery Payne <>
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:09:29 -0800

On 1/19/2015 2:31 PM, Jonathan de Boyne Pollard wrote:
> Avery Payne:
> > * implement a ./wants directory. [...]
> > * implement a ./needs directory. [...]
> > * implement a ./conflicts directory. [...]
> Well this looks familiar.

I ducked out of ./needs and ./conflicts for the time being; if I spend
too much time with making those features then the scripts won't move
forward. I'm already several weeks "behind" in my own schedule that I
have set for scripts.

> Before you read further, including to my next message, get yourself a
> copy of nosh and read the manual pages therein for service-manager(1)
> and system-control(1), paying particular attention in the latter to
> the section entitled "Service bundles".
> Then grab the nosh Guide and read the new interfaces chapter. On a
> Debian system this would be:
> xdg-open /usr/local/share/doc/nosh/new-interfaces.html

Sounds like I have my homework cut out. I will do so as soon as I can,
although I warn you that it joins an already-long list of material to
read and think about.
Received on Tue Jan 20 2015 - 02:09:29 UTC

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