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  • From: Ismael Luceno <ismael.luceno AT>
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  • Subject: Re: [SM-Discuss] Teh Future
  • Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 00:09:30 -0300

On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 03:21:16 +0400
Vlad Glagolev <stealth AT> wrote:
> > If they were actually separate, I might accept this. They're not. As
> > I've mentioned before, the spell files are interdependent.
> That is still not a reason to ruin current spell arch.
> And you took pretty wrong priorities, by not starting with webplace,
> updated iso, etc. It's not what would really change the future.
> > Regardless of systemd, our spell files are not UNIX philosophy
> That is not about pipes, but about separation of BUILD PROCESS' STAGES
> and understanding of it by users and developers like:
> 1. collecting info (urls, dependencies, etc.)
> 2. configure, make
> 3. make install
> 4. final message/additional info
> 5. trigger something
> with pre-/-post sub-stages for every step.
> They were not meant to be pipe-ing anything. UNIX philosophy here
> applies as that every stage happens in its own file. And yes, files
> can't operate alone, because it becomes senseless: variables
> containing dependencies and spell info are used where needed to
> configure and compile a program! Nothing more or less.

-1. Would you say, for example: makefiles, aren't unix-compliant in this

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