[SDL] Installation of binary apps on linux
simon.roby at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 15:54:49 PST 2006
On 12/4/06, Gerry JJ <trick at icculus.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Dec 2006 15:03:49 +0100, Gabriele Greco
> <gabriele.greco at darts.it> wrote:
> > I like dpkg/apt based systems but I need to make a single installation
> > procedure that is "idiot proof" and not
> > limited to a subset of the linux distributions.
> What I think we need something like a Windows Installer equivalent for
> Linux. A standard way of installing non-standard games and applications.
Why have an installation procedure *at all* anyway?? What's wrong with
suppling a plain directory in a tarball/zip/whatever and run it
entirely from that directory?
Or do we need to copy all Windows concepts, mechanically and without
reasoning? This is a serious question.
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