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Re: KDE Desktop Kickstart problems



> 
> On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, James Oden wrote:
> 
> >Just in case you don't know to find out what package a file belongs to
> >in the RH distro:
> >
> >	1) Make sure you have rpmdb-redhat package installed.
> >	2) Type:
> >
> >		rpm --redhatprovides (full_path_to_file)
> 
> More generally, use this to find dependencies, not just files. For
> example, openssh-server requires "libcrypto.so.2", but doesn't give the
> full path. You could ask:
>
right.  Actually, when I first started working on distro's I did not quite
understand that files become dependencies.  Once I understood that it 
become quite helpful, though I am not so sure its a good idea (I prefer 
to think of dependencies as mapping to feature and feature sets)...james 





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