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OS vs apps

Posted Jan 27, 2013 1:12 UTC (Sun) by viro (subscriber, #7872)
In reply to: OS vs apps by Company
Parent article: Ubuntu considers “huge” change that would end traditional release cycle (ars technica)

Why the devil would anybody want such an abomination? A bug in a library (and you would have to put a _lot_ of them into the "OS" part) and you are welcome to download hundred of megabytes of binaries. That's completely insane.

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OS vs apps

Posted Jan 27, 2013 4:46 UTC (Sun) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523) [Link]

Diff-based binary patches are nothing new. Android uses them just fine.

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