From: Donncha O Caoimh (donncha.ocaoimh at domain tradesignals.com)
Date: Tue 03 Aug 1999 - 17:24:53 IST
Hopefully the work being done on the Debian package tool will pay off
and we'll see the next generation of those tools come from that area.
Supposedly it'll handle any type of package format you'd like as well as
figuring out where things should go..
> I prefer to build them though, than have all the shite rpm stuff foisted on me,
> so I get stuck with all the annoying dependencies. For example, try to remove
> sendmail and build it from source on a redhat box with the fetchmail rpm on it.
> Oh, and don't cheat by using --nodeps. Or remove fetchmail, nmh, and sendmail, and then build sendmail from sources. Then try to install anything that wants
> sendmail from an rpm.
> I hate package dependencies. It drives me mad.
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