Michael R. Head
burner at suppressingfire.org
Tue Sep 18 14:08:46 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 20:08 +0200, Mihamina (R12y) Rakotomandimby wrote:
> Liam Proven wrote:
> >> rpm - dpkg
> >> apt - yum(fedora)/urpmi(mandriva)/yast(suse)
> > I disagree. There is no benefit at all in distinguishing between the
> > end-user tools used to manipulate packages, because there are dozens.
> > Both apt and dpkg are package tools, as are aptitude, synaptic,
> > kpackage and many others.
> Nope. apt cant be used without dpkg.
> It's a layer matter.
Please see apt-rpm:
> Yast/URPMI/Yum is on rpm.
Indeed. There's no need to port those tools to support dpkg, since apt
is already so good :-)
Michael R. Head <burner at suppressingfire.org>
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