What's that rotting smell? It seems to be coming from that fetid, bloated mass? Oh, don't worry about THAT! That fetid mass makes it EASY for developers to ship an entire system to avoid dealing with their dependencies properly. A minor side effect is quickly and constantly worsening rot because no one updates them.
But it's FINE, let's install ZOOM now so you can enjoy a conference call with you, all of your colleagues, and the Chinese communist party spies!
@sir Oh my god, yes!
Flatpak, Snap, etc all try to solve a problem that has already been efficiently solved. In fact, right now it's down to sub second races to see who can unpack things faster. I think Alpine is in the lead here. Updating traditional packages is such a non-event that even if it happens multiple times a day, I'm barely denting any productive time.
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