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Re: apt on FC4



On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 01:19:24PM +0000, James Wilkinson wrote:
> Deboo wrote:
> > How to install and configure apt under FC4?
> > 
> > I'm tired of yum not working. Have tried several configurations. have
> > a proxy which needs authentication.
> 
> I see from your past e-mails that you're using x86-64. In which case,
> don't even *try* using apt. It doesn't understand Fedora's multi-arch
> setup (that there can be two packages installed with the same name and
> revision, but different architectures).

apt at ATrpms works fine with multilib setups.

> I'm not aware of any 64 bit Fedora apt repos for precisely this reason.

ATrpms for one, and many more offer apt metadata. According to
medley-package-config you'll also find apt metadata for x86_64
specifically in dag, dries, freshrpms, jpackage and newrpms.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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