Speaker Adam Harvey
Time 2019-01-21 11:35
Conference LCA2019

Glide = Cargo + NPM + PIP + …

Too many alternative package managers.

Solution: dep

Solution: vgo

Working out dependency management is NP complete problem and slow.

Minimal package versioning:

  • Minimal algorithm.
  • Picks older versions of software.
  • Stores cryptographic hash of dependency.
  • Every version change considered breaking change. semver not supported.