Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Mon 11th Jan 2010 15:57 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews A few weeks ago, we asked for the OSNews community to help with some questions we were going to ask Aaron Griffin from the Arch Linux team, and the response was glorious and somewhat phenomenal. We added those questions to our own and sent them on over, and then we were surprised by receiving not only Aaron Griffin's responses but answers from various individuals from the team.
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Ugh
by nt_jerkface on Tue 12th Jan 2010 06:04 UTC
nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

This is what I don't like about Linux:


What part of the Arch Linux development is the most active?
Thomas B├Ąchler: Definitely the package update monkeys.
Allan McRae: Packaging.

Aaron Griffin: Packaging is by far the most active part, followed closely by Pacman development.


A total waste of man-hours. Windows and OSX are much more efficient in that the developer builds a single package and it's ready for use.

They seem like a competent team but good lord why do all these people want to work on building packages for yet another general purpose distro? My god so boring.

Edited 2010-01-12 06:05 UTC

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