"Aredridel" <aredridel / nbtsc.org> wrote in message
news:1055462560.19566.30.camel / mizar...

> > .....or whatever. We need more flexible package managers in general, not
> > just a language specific package manager every time we feel like we need
> >  to reinvent the wheel.
> >
>
> Jason, I couldn't agree more.  The one thing that has made perl
> horrendously hard to maintain on most systems is that it ignores the
> system package manager, whatever that is, be it ports, portage, rpm,
> dpkg, or whatever else.

I have tried to point attention to Bram Molenaar (VIM author) s A-A-P build
tool which is written in Python. I think it could be a good general tool for
package management.

http://www.a-a-p.org/

Mikkel