Michael Shigorin mike at osdn.org.ua
Mon Dec 26 09:08:21 GMT 2005

On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 01:57:48AM -0700, Scott wrote:
> >>If Fedora core would go back to "unofficially embracing
> >>apt4rpm", I might consider it.
> >ALT is with apt-rpm (which is technically superior to apt4rpm)
> >since almost the beginning.
> I'm not familliar with that one.  But I'm sure it'd find
> something wrong with it too. ;-)

Yeah, sure.  Even if our folks have patched it *quite* heavily

> >>I've talked to a few "gurus" who were quite surprised that
> >>these tools were not part of a default install, and being
> >>that a number of packages in the repository are either out of
> >>date or just non-existent, 
> >Uh, so, erm, there's not enough packages?  Shame on Debian,
> >or Ubuntu, for that matter.  But you could help to package 
> >the rest of the world ;-)
> Oh there are zillions of packages, they just manage to leave
> the few out that I want (my dumb luck, I guess :-) ).  Or, they
> have them but older versions of them (I've never quite figured
> that one out).

Still the advice holds. :-)

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