It is a common plague that haunts most Linux users. You just applied a patch to a user-space app and the next thing you have to battle with are: version conflicts, missing libraries and at other times, broken builds. These are all dependency problems which most of us dread.
So how do you tackle the challenge? Do you manually track dependencies or you prefer to use the package manager that came with your Distro? Some people claim that they use Virtualization techniques like Containerization. Does it work for you? Or do you have alternative approaches to pull through the daunting challenge of user-space patching in Linux?
Please share and let’s learn.