Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Nov 2009 23:05 UTC
Linux As we all know, Mac OS X has support for what is called 'fat binaries'. These are binaries that can carry code for for instance multiple architectures - in the case of the Mac, PowerPC and x86. Ryan Gordon was working on an implementation of fat binaries for Linux - but due to the conduct of the Linux maintainers, Gordon has halted the effort.
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RE[7]: Always On the Cards
by tobyv on Sun 8th Nov 2009 05:36 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Always On the Cards"
tobyv
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2008-08-25

Linux distributions have no way to handle the installation of third-party software.


Sure there is!

Install:
tar -xC /opt package_static.tar

Uninstall:
rm -r /opt/package_static

The (statically linked) future is now!

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