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Re: [opensuse] The state of openSUSE
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 17:18:50 +0200
  • Message-id: <200607201718.50375.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 20 July 2006 17:15, Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett wrote:
> On Thursday 20 July 2006 17:11, Dominik Jais wrote:
> > The big problem using the SUSE Package Management is the resolve of
> > dependencies over the Internet. Installation of one program is okay, but
> > unresolved dependencies are not solved over the net. Thats the big
> > benefit of Apt.
>
> No, both work the same way, both systems depends on which repos do you
> have enabled. There is no differrence. We miss a easy way to add external
> repositories, repo discovery, and integration with packages in the build
> service.

Perhaps someone could set up a "repository registration service". It shouldn't
take long to hack up a quick GUI to retrieve a set of URLs together with
one-liner descriptions, and let users select repos to add


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