[OxLUG Announce] Linux Package menagement - Sun 2nd Dec 6.30pm
Alasdair G Kergon
Fri Nov 30 12:38:15 2001
Topic: Linux Package Management
Speaker: Piercarlo Grandi (MathEngine)
Date: Sunday 2nd December
Followed by drinks at the Lamb and Flag (as always).
The Comlab entrance is from Parks Road and there are maps at
* Filesystem structure
* Multidimensional view
* Hierarchical view
* Which view?
* Package structure
* Build prereqs
* Runtime prereqs
* Install provides
* How to map packages onto filesystems
* The problem with overlapping packages
* Some solutions
* Lots of others ('stow' etc.)
* Major Linux ones
* Package building
The topic for January's meeting will be wireless networking (including
consume.net). Martin Ling, Sun 6th Jan 2002.