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Re: [issue730] Latest DEVEL still reflects old pkg_* paths

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 22:29:55 +0200

Matthew Dillon wrote:
    I'd like to use it.  The other installer work doesn't look like it has
    progressed far enough (and there seems to be some redundancy).  We are
    up against a time limit, though the installer can wait literally until
    the last day since it is a separate entity.

Okay. I'll say "fuck this installer":

Fuck this installer.

Okay, it is written in super-duper-fancy lua, BUT:

It is written in lua.

And it is pasta, at least to me.

I've wasted enough of my few spare time on this convoluted piece of code. Somebody else go and wonder why again some function returns nil. Not with me.

In case somebody wants to write a nice installer, I'm all for it. Either you wrap your head around this lua stuff, or you write nice code, I'd say in ruby.

Here is a link to my current status: <http://chlamydia.fs.ei.tum.de/~corecode/unsorted/installer.tar.bz2>
and <http://chlamydia.fs.ei.tum.de/~corecode/unsorted/installer-nrelease.diff>

knock yourselves out.

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