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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by shiflett (3841) on 2004.03.12 0:25 (#29333) Homepage Journal
    Care to explain what the plague of fink is?
    • --

      -- ask bjoern hansen [askbjoernhansen.com], !try; do();

    • It believes that you can beat DLL hell with sufficiently advanced tools. All I ever ended up with was a system for installing binary forms of that "A requires L 1.0, B requires L 2.0, installing one borks the other" misery, which meant I became miserable sooner but didn't actually remove the source of the misery.

      Now I build things in their own directories. /usr/local/ethereal will have all the shared libraries needed to run ethereal, and if Mono ever requires a different version of the library then nothi

      • > It believes that you can beat DLL hell with sufficiently advanced tools.

        Yeah. I really wanted Fink (or something with similar promises) to work, so I have given it a try. Three times by now, I think. Every time I have ended up with some seriously hosed software setups. That is, for the software that I did get installed at all. It sucketh overmuch. Nevermore.

        I've lost all hope of any binary-only open source distribution systems ever working, incidentally. Just give me the source, man.