The role of distributions &/or Unix flavors, where does pkg management stands - Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses
Hello fellow nixers,
This thread is about launching one of those discussion podcast.
The topic this time is: What's The role of distributions &/or Unix flavors, where does package management stands in all that?
We'll try to schedule it for next week, so hop on the scheduler interface and put all the hours you might be available so that we can choose the best common denominator: https://podcast.nixers.net
If you don't have a key you can PM me anywhere for one.
Relevant threads and articles for your personal research might be found in:
Issue #63 of the newsletter ( https://newsletter.nixers.net/entries.php#63 ) and this week issue #65
the thread "pkg management, what do you expect, what you wished you had" ( https://nixers.net/showthread.php?tid=1883 )
"GoboLinux and Package Management" https://nixers.net/showthread.php?tid=2049
And, obviously, much more, like all https://nixos.org/ or other type of package management or distro management.
More questions to think about:
What is expected from a distro or Unix-flavor
The "from scratch" approach, advantages?
What's the role of package manager?
What's the role of maintainers?
What is the current issue, containers, mini-language-specific-modules, etc..?
Keep your ideas to yourself before the discussion actually take place in the podcast.