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mark at borkware.net
Thu Oct 5 18:41:46 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-10-05 at 13:04 +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> Another thing which I (still) dislike a little bit are the
> inconsistent naming conventions of the few utilities managing
> the ports and packages. There is ports, prt-* and pkg*.
> The naming convention of prt-* utilities seems to be grown
> evolutionary as counterpart to apt-* of debian?
I agree that some of the utilities in prt-utils are less useful than
others (e.g. prtcreate), and it'd be nice to see it trimmed down a bit.
> The pkg* naming convention seems to have its roots in slackware
> and *BSD? The ports utility seem to have its roots in CRUX
SunOS uses pkgadd, pkgrm, ... as their package management tools. They're
much more bloated than Per's pkgutils, though.
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