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Re: [vox-tech] What's in RedHat 8.0
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Re: [vox-tech] What's in RedHat 8.0



begin dugan@passwall.com <dugan@passwall.com> 
> On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 10:51:34AM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 10:48:01AM -0700, Marc Hasbrouck wrote:
> > >  
> > >   * A single interface for package selection during
> > > and after installation
> > 
> > It's about time! :^)
> 
> Hmm. Redhat 8.X, Debian 1.X. Why does it take a larger number for RedHat
> to have a dselect-like package system?

or aptitude.  much nicer interface than dselect.  it uses apt as a
backend, meaning it's not as braindead as dselect _can_ be when
upgrading packages.

not that dselect is braindead; it's much more intelligent than rpm
packaging.  but compared to apt, dselect is ... quirky.

pete
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