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Re: [opensuse] Can someone explain SLICK
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 16:05:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <e1j1fc$bav$2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
houghi wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 09:14:44AM +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
>> Kynaptic is Debians Synaptic for KDE, right? I can't say if it
>> widens your choice a lot - personally, I've only very rarely had a
>> need for software not found @SUSE, but our requirements could be
>> quite different.
>> But I do download many things directly and just build from scratch.
> A nice way to do this now is make an RPM (e.g. with checkinstall or
> any other way) and then run `createrepo /usr/src/packages/RPMS` and
> add that directory to you installation source.

Hmm, yeah, that sounds interesting. Where does 'createrepo' come from?

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

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