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Re: [SLE] What good is YOU?
On Sunday 19 August 2001 9:34 pm, Richard Bos wrote:
> Op zondag 19 augustus 2001 23:03, schreef je:
> > I have transferd over to 7.2 from debian testing and I have found that
> > SuSE's update program is a pile of pants. In debian I can enter the
> > command "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" and it will retrieve all the
> > latest updates and install them.
> >
> > Yast2 does not seam to have this power. I have had to manually download
> > the rpms from the suse site and them install them using rpm. This seems
> > to be time consuming and pointless. I have yet to install kde 2 due to
> > the way it works.
>
> The same can be done with the connectiva distribution. They adjusted rpm
> to apt. I'm looking forward to see Suse doing this as well. It would be
> great to be able to execute apt-get <anything> and that subsystem (kde,
> gnome, X, etc) will be updated...
>
> ref: http://distro.conectiva.com.br/projetos/42/

DEB-based systems may be more reliable but it looks as if the Linux Standards
Board (LSB) have settled on RPM! So it's highly unlikely that SuSE will
change.

M

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