[svlug] RH dependencies, not using up2date
rob at myinternetplace.net
Sat Jul 27 21:09:24 PDT 2002
On Sat, 2002-07-27 at 20:56, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > It's not complete, but try getting the latest up2date client errata nd
> > using the nodownload option. It should sort out the dependencies and give
> > you a list, which you can use to fund your local package installation.
> > Granted, I haven't actually tried it. Please do file an RFE in bugzilla if
> > you're that concerned with the feature.
> I could look at it, but it looks like I'd be using a hammer on a screw.
> I had resisted looking at apt-rpm so far since it's not part of "standard"
> RH, and I was making an effort to use the "standard" methods, but it looks
> like it's really the way to go.
Please educate me on this, I haven't used RedHat Linux for some time
Are you trying to say that joe random college student (Jason Gunthorpe
in this case) was able to build with apt-get in his _spare time_ what a
big commercial company doesn't have? Come on now, Redhat certainly has
something like apt-get, don't they? How in the world is someone
supposed to install kde or xemacs for the first time? Wouldn't that
Maybe it is just different goals for different distributions?
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