Michel Schinz <Michel.Schinz@epfl.ch> writes:
Sorry, I'm coming to this discussion somewhat late. I'm very busy
right now and I'm spending my scsh time on enhancing orion and trying
to figure out what needs to be done to make scx a pure add-on for
scsh. Apart from some warnings and a minor automake problem, I'm
>> "Shall we try an iteration of the current packaging proposal for the
>> major scsh libraries?"
> I vote yes.
>> "Shall we design our own user interface for installation and
>> uninstallation, or shall we follow the gnu coding standards
>> (configure, make install, and make uninstall)"
> Considering the current scope I'm considering for this proposal,
> namely the installation, use and uninstallation of libraries, I vote
> for our own interface. I could reconsider this if we decided to widen
> the scope to include full applications.
Yes, for installing packages an own interface seems like the right way
to go. It is probably not suitable for installing programs (like
orion) but that's not the scope of this proposal as Michel pointed out