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Re: redhat updates add new prerequisites (huh?)



On Wed, 2002-05-22 at 17:25, seth vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-05-22 at 11:22, Jose Borges Ferreira wrote:
> > On Wed, 2002-05-22 at 00:09, seth vidal wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2002-05-21 at 18:45, Jose Borges Ferreira wrote:
> > > > Debian has that for a long time. And now Conectiva have ported the
> > > > wonderful APT :D
> > > > 
> > > > Just give a look at http://apt.freshrpms.net/ . It does what you
> > > > describe : "packages as you need".
> > > > 
> > > > With alternatives intruduced in 7.3 this will work even better. This is
> > > > very powerful beacause you'll have a package call mta which can be
> > > > provided by sendmail,postfix,qmai,exim,etc and combining that with an
> > > > application that automaticlly satisfy your dependencies this will be
> > > > great
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > Does apt handle file-dependencies and obsoletes in rpm?
> > 
> > File dependecies yes . 
> 
> Umm. where does it do this?
> 
> I was looking at the pkglist list file and I see SOME file names but not
> complete file listings.
> 
> Where is storing the file lists?
> 
Sorry ! I didn't understood what you meant by "file dependencies". I read your explanation after  this mail was sent.

Anyway on a dailly usage i don't see much diference from the original
Debian ( except the number of packages :D ). 



J.


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