On Wed, 12 Feb 2003, Daniel Carrera wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 06:58:21AM +0900, Matt Lawrence wrote:
> 
> > I'm a little overwhelmed in my life right now, so I won't have time to 
> > implement this for quite a while.  Also, I don't really know the RPM 
> > format or the RAA very well, so it would also be a major learning 
> > experience.
> 
> But most OS's don't have Linux.  What would you do about Mac OS X, FreeBSD 
> and Solaris?

Personally, I wouldn't do anything, I don't use those systems.
 
> We could try to design something that works similar to RPM, but it'd have 
> to be Ruby-specific.

I'd really rather not have Yet Another Package Manager.  I've had too many 
problems with CPAN.  As I said, RPMs would work best *for me*.  I suspect 
the best idea is to build a tool that can generate multiple package 
formats.

-- Matt