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Old 12-07-2017, 06:22 AM   #346
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Shouldn't no one man have to do 1200 packages himself unless he wants to.
This however, was quite insightful. Indeed Patrick shouldn't have to do this, which is what the first post was effectively asking of him. Glad that you see how unreasonable that was, especially given the (predictable) less than entusiastic response from the overwhelming majority of people commenting.
 
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Old 12-07-2017, 06:29 AM   #347
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What can I do? Grab a couple packages, find all dependencies and give Darth a list.
You could do that but it would be a waste of time IMHO given the SalixOS team have done this for every single package in Slackware, already:

http://slackware.uk/salix/x86_64/slackware-14.2/deps/

Now some might disagree with the accuracy of some of those but only because that always happens when dependencies are discussed and any list you make would almost certainly suffer from the same types of disagreements.

So yeah… you would just be duplicating their work for no good reason and somehow you think it is reasonable for the rest of us to do the same, even if we think the whle concept was flawed to begin with?

I am sorry but I do not have that much spare time on my hands and have already wasted enough with my responses to this thread.

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Old 12-07-2017, 06:35 AM   #348
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Which will come first? The end of this thread, or The Apocalypse?
It will never end. This is another of the famous “GoundHog day” Slackware posts where everyone will just repeat their point of view ad nausuem (myself included apparently).

Realisticly, I think that the only thing that is likely to kill this is when the insults get serious enough that the mods kill it and tell us all to never write about this stuff again, like the “lovely” systemd threads of the past.

God help us!
 
Old 12-07-2017, 11:42 PM   #349
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Congtats, you win the award for the craziest thing anyone has said in this thread! High five!
Oh, now it's a contest, is it?

What to write....what to write....
 
  


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