[Smaug] Virtual RMS

Peter Belew abcruzww at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 20:44:44 PDT 2010


Hi Rick -

Yes, that's what I thought. For me, it's now irrelevant, since at this
very moment I'm installing Debian Lenny on the laptop I had Fedora 13
on for the last couple of weeks.

But that would be a nice project for someone with Fedora installed.

Peter

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 8:03 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Peter Belew (abcruzww at gmail.com):
>
>> It turns out that vrms is available only on Debian and Ubuntu.
>
> Well, the thing is, it parse data from dpkg database files.  So, as
> written it's useful (if you call it that) only on distros that use
> dpkg-format packages.
>
> If you want to port its parser to other package formats, just check
> the Perl files out of svn:  http://alioth.debian.org/projects/vrms/
>
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