[Off-topic] Re: Best windows installer?
Thu Jul 6 12:23:51 CEST 2006
On 2006-07-06 02:26, David Hopwood wrote:
> Don't Windows and Unix users generally have quite different expectations
> about how installation should work? I would have thought that most Unix
this one i pass. i do not use windows.
perhaps i could be permitted to compare mac and unix, instead?
on unix i am quite comfortable with a source/compile installation.
whereas on a mac i am only use the normal pre-compiled drag-and-drop
installation. otherwise i forgoe the software.
> users prefer to use their OS/distribution's package manager, rather than
> a standalone executable installer.
''most''? those that do not have the password for root are surely not
able to use their OS/distribution's package manager, are they?
so, does most unix user have root, or not?
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