apt-get

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Wed Mar 8 10:08:46 GMT 2006


On wo, 2006-03-08 at 09:44 +0000, martin hooper wrote:

> I'm not a programmer just wondering if there was a reason for doing
> the original way. 

Yes, because packages depend on each other nad need to be installed in a
specific order. Moreover, if you installed half of the packages while
downloading the other and suddenly your net connection breaks down, your
system may very well be in a wedged state.

-- 
Dennis K.
 - Linux for human beings - http://www.ubuntu.com
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