[gobolinux-users] Re: InstallPackage do not see contrib
albertwagner at cox.net
Mon Sep 12 23:38:35 GMT 2005
Hisham Muhammad wrote:
> On 9/12/05, Przemysław Pawełczyk <warpman at kv.net.pl> wrote:
>>Why my InstallPackage do not recognize contrib entries in GetAvailable.conf
> Because we cannot vouch for contrib packages.
That was understood, but it's *my* machine. If I need a package
that is only available from contrib, who are you to say no? The
*proper* thing to do is to examine all contribs for promotion to
official. Why else are they visible in the repositories?
> Until digitally signed
> packages become the norm, we will not provide automatic installation
> of contrib packages. With signatures, then the user will decide who to
I know no more about you than I do about anyone else on the web.
BTW, as you seem to have forgotten, InstallPackage is a
*script*, not object code.
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