Why there is no apt, yum or npm Etherpad package

Anant Jain edited this page Jun 20, 2013 · 3 revisions

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apt / yum

Linux distributions are very slow at updating their packages, but we develop very fast. It might be that in the future if the right package maintainer comes along we will address this then.

If you have interest in this please file an issue request.

npm

1) We would have to push everything all the time to the npm repo with a new version number. We have to increase the version number for every small change. Which is annoying and time consuming..

2) The Etherpad data would go into the module folder, this would be confusing..

3) No one has requested this

4) You can't develop with the installation you've got via npm cause npm doesn't ship the .git folder

If you have interest in this please file an issue request.