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Wrestling with Microsoft's Nano Server preview

Vic

if I were Microsoft, I would make the MSI installer service an installable/deinstallable package.

If I were Microsoft, I would port dpkg or rpm to Windows, then put apt or yum on top. This would cost them a couple of hours of some junior engineer's time[1], and the rest of the plan then slots into place...

Vic.

[1] The code is readily available, and can be shipped with Windows just so long as MS satisfies the 3(b) promise. It costs zero cash. And porting it really won't be a big deal...

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