lproven at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 22:04:01 UTC 2007
On 19/09/2007, sktsee <sktsee at tulsaconnect.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 19:30 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
> > On 17/09/2007, Mihamina (R12y) Rakotomandimby
> > <mihamina.rakotomandimby at etu.univ-orleans.fr> 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.
> > Yes, it can.
> I don't think so.
You are trying to second-guess me and you're guessing wrong.
Apt also runs over RPM and can be installed on a SuSE machine, for
instance. There, there is no dpkg command and no .DEB handling
Ergo, apt does not require dpkg.
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