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From: David Brown <caml-list@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] BSD vs. GPL
On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 01:40:28AM -0700, Kenneth Knowles wrote:

> Advanced package management is not particularly critical, however.
> After countless years of windows, 2 years of Slackware, and about a
> year of Gentoo, I'd say it only saves maybe an hour or two per month.
> (I'm using Windows and Slackware as examples of systems with no
> significant automated package management: autoconf == wizard
> installer)

Interesting argument.  It would be hard to describe how much time good
package management saves me, since without it, there would just be many
things I wouldn't do.  If I were to try and upgrade things as frequently
as I do now, I would probably spend 5-10 hours a week just doing the
upgrades.

Dave

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