[Development] A deployment tool for Linux

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Wed Apr 10 21:52:26 CEST 2019


On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 09:44:45PM +0300, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
> 10.04.2019, 21:38, "André Pönitz" <apoenitz at t-online.de>:
> > On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 08:13:01AM +0000, Mitch Curtis wrote:
> >>  What do people think about having a deployment tool for Linux?
> >
> > I, as a person, think that a "deployment tool for Linux" is
> > something that spits out packages in half a dozen "native"
> > distribution package formats.
> 
> Nope, that tool is called "package maintainer" :)

That concept is notorious for lacking usable copy constructors ;-}
 
> > Collecting "resources that the application uses (like [...]
> > graphics, [...]" *and dependencies* would be a (important)
> > step, but not all that it takes.
> 
> By this logic windeployqt should produce .msi packages

Funnily enough that would be a goal when I were to develop an
installer system. Or, should I say, "was".

Andre'


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