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by meij
Wed Jan 26, 2005 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Solaris source code
Replies: 16
Views: 14011

You'd have to check the licence agreement, im pretty sure its god damn restrictive. Not to mention only DTrace has been released so far and honestly.. its Solaris... who cares ;].
by meij
Thu Jan 13, 2005 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: ReactOS for AMD64 architecture?
Replies: 13
Views: 9514

Judging by the commits some of the codes being ported to by 64bit friendly, though id rather see a stable 32bit ReactOS before people go port crazy. Then again it could be really easy to make it 64bit friendly, i have no idea.
by meij
Wed Jan 05, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Package Manager
Replies: 141
Views: 57748

Re: Portage (Gentoo -linux)

Will Package manager install programs with some kind of default settings, or will it pop up all the dialogs or message boxes? When I want to install several programs there could be tens of messages poping and asking this and that. How would this be handled? It'll probably have to be more of a centr...
by meij
Wed Jan 05, 2005 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Package Manager
Replies: 141
Views: 57748

On the wiki you say all the package info will be stored in one file. You should probably split it up so its 1 file per package to take advantage of svn (check out rsync aswell, gentoo uses this for portage) so it'll only update what it needs to rather than updating the whole tree file whenever there...
by meij
Wed Jan 05, 2005 5:37 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Package Manager
Replies: 141
Views: 57748

NetSlayer wrote:I don't think we should provide software that is not GPL'd. We should keep it all clean.
should probably provide any OSI approved liceneced software, possibly some freeware (NetStumbler > *). Only GPL's pretty restrictive.
by meij
Tue Jan 04, 2005 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Package Manager
Replies: 141
Views: 57748

heres a few ideas / thoughts that have been running through my head while reading this thread 1) Files should be able to be downloaded from official sites (or mirrors) if required. firstly this might be a legal requirement and secondly why mirror for example the whole sf.net archive you can just dir...
by meij
Sat Dec 18, 2004 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Distro? is reactOS going to come with?
Replies: 13
Views: 13951

Quigs wrote:Dont have a clue what wget is...but we do not want to have any learning curve for people going from windows to ROS
wget's a pretty easy to use command line downloader for ftp/http (and possibly other protocols?) but its not really that usefull unless you already know the url your looking for..