[lug] Debian is better?

Peter Hutnick peter-lists at hutnick.com
Wed Dec 18 17:40:01 MST 2002

David Morris said:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 03:25:31PM -0700, Gary Hodges wrote:
>> Sean Reifschneider wrote:

>> if you install or remove a package with "--nodeps", you get what you
>> deserve.

> I was using version 6.2 at the time I specifically had
> dependancy problems, and I know of other people who have had
> problems in 7.something as well.  The problem is not that
> there is no dependancy checking, but rather that there is no
> dependancy *requirement*.

I just happen to have a patch for that bug.  As root do:

# echo "alias 'rpm --nodeps'='rpm'" >> /etc/bashrc

No problem!


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