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Re: [olpc-software] Package manager stuff



On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 14:32 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> No copying of files. Thats magic because you will need to unpack them,
> and the copying cost is pretty much all the cost with ipkg.

Only if they're compressed: if the laptops can read CDs or USB keys then
many apps could be distributed in uncompressed form. Ditto for network
mounts.


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