On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 18:43 +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, John P. Looney wrote:
>> > RPM, as long as you don't install something with --no-deps, or
> > install some flaky package off the web, it works wonderfully.
> > Combined with apt or yum, it's as good as anything out there.
>> See, the kind of people who use gentoo are, at a guess, the same kind
> of people who do silly things like 'rpm -i --force --nodeps XYZ.rpm'.
Thats Bullshit, plain and simple.
>> It's self-fulfilling that Gentoo users would complain about RPM being
> utter crap, cause the exact same idiots who tell rpm "I know better
> than you" would be attracted to a distro whose raison d'etre is
> "we know better wrt <compiler flags, packaging, etc..>" (even when
> they dont)...
I've never complained that RPM is crap..so your proved wrong, And Gentoo
is more than Compiler flags/packages.
>> > It would be nice if there was a "single source for RPM packages" that
> > people could build packages, submit them to a maintainer, be flamed red
> > for not adhering to LSB etc. - one killer advantage Debian and Gentoo have
> > over RedHat, who are more into making it easy for everyone to make up
> > their own package & let you download it from their webpage, with no Q&A at
> > all.
>> Fedora Extras wants to do that.
>> There's also RPMForge, which the other RPM packagers are trying to
> aggregate to (Dag, etc.).
>> Sadly, Fedora Extras people refuse to work with Dag, etc.
> Paul Jakma paul at clubi.iepaul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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