q:slackware pkg dependencies, was Re: [lug] RFI Debian vs. Slackware
Timothy C. Klein
teece at hypermall.net
Sun Oct 8 13:43:34 MDT 2000
I am currently running Slack, have been for about a week. I thinkg
the lack of package management is enough for me. I'm ditching it for
Debian today or tommorow. (i've also tried Redhat and Suse).
I want to play with apt-get.
On Mon, Oct 09, 2000 at 03:04:44AM +0800, Chan Kar Heng wrote:
> the topic brought up a curious question..
> one of the problems i frequently stumbled on while
> using slackware was to do with dependencies of
> setting up things manually is actually an okay
> thing for people with lots of time to experiment.
> more often than not, packages installed mercilessly
> core dump or behave strangely when some dependencies
> are not satisfied. (of course, this was the first
> distro of linux i got exposed to).
> with other distro, there's at least some form of
> warning... but with redhat, i suppose i really need
> to know what i have and don't have in my system too?
> i don't suffer from stress... i'm a carrier.
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