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Offline mocore

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Re: Other distro's packages -- let's get the conversation rolling!
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2015, 11:46:12 AM »
I was just dinging a round and found  a comparrison of gobo linux and nix packagmanager  , this was something i had not considdered before when posting about nix above. Perhaps if any one is interested  the comparrison might be informative...

- http://lists.gobolinux.org/pipermail/gobolinux-users/2007-October/006610.html
- http://sandervanderburg.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/evaluation-and-comparison-of-gobolinux.html


The thing  that is most intresting about gobo imho is the alt-hierarchy.. for system & packages ,

As they put it at gobolinux.org
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GoboLinux is an alternative Linux distribution which redefines the entire filesystem hierarchy.
In GoboLinux you don't need a package database because the filesystem is the database: each program resides in its own directory,

That and the package system includes "Build specifications" in gobo called Stand-alone 'recipes' much like nix 'expressions' this enables rebuilding packages localy .



Finding the above gobo/nix comparrison's remided me of a few other past topics that mention gobo .

 - What's the future direction of TC?
Perhaps for community contributed extensions more needs to be added to the .info file for build instructions for those that wish such?
I am certainly open to GoboLinux style of self contained extensions.
- Gobolinux and related ideas