From: Nick Holder (nick.holder at domain iptest.com)
Date: Fri 13 Sep 2002 - 15:31:06 IST
Apt IS available for red hat,
I'm using it on RH7.3, grabbed it from Rpmfind.net
I am using repositories (in sources.list)
rpm ftp://apt-rpm.tuxfamily.org/apt redhat/7.3/en/i386 os updates extra
rpm ftp://ftp.die.net/apt redhat/7.3/en/i386 extra
Hope it helps
John P. Looney wrote:
> I often look with jealousy at the ease new updates can be installed on
> Does anyone have any good scripts/packages/ideas for updating &
>installing redhat packages ?
> I'm thinking something that'll just let me away with a single command to
>install pre-downloaded updates as they arrive, as well as mailing me that
>there are updates waiting.
> I tryed out "autorpm" on my desktop, and it's just not..pretty. You get
>mailed when the new updates are out, even if you haven't got them
>installed (like glibc-profile). It's also not really setup for working
>with a package list from various sites & resolving the dependancies
> I'd love something like apt-get, that did the dependancies for me. And
>there must be one there. Do people use the redhat-network stuff ? Any time
>I've tryed it, I get a "service busy" error (which is fair enough, Is
>suppose). But, I've a feeling it doesn't get packages outside what redhat
>QA gives you.
> I've also had a look at gnorpm - but it's a bit crap, though I love the
>way it goes through rpmfind for RPMs to try & install.
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