[RULE] apt instead of rpm

M. Fioretti mfioretti
Tue Oct 26 01:54:51 EEST 2004

On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 22:15:35 PM -0700, David
 david.jamison1 at ntlworld.com  wrote:

> M. Fioretti wrote:
> >
> >It is again the concept of the Distribution Analyzer, which I
> >started and never had time to finish...
> >
> >Ciao,
> >	Marco F.
> >
> This is a debate that seems to be as "religious" as is which distro
> to use!  It always seems to start a healthy flame on any Linux
> mailing list.  Although im fully aware that RULEs ambition is to be
> fully distro "agnostic" would it not be better to leave apt-get on
> the "to do" list and not muddy the waters?

Yes. That's why the script above was divided in two parts: the first
would create its own database directly from any initial set of binary
packages (theoretically in any format); the second, starting from that
custom database, would figure out which set had to be installed to get
the desiderd final functionalities.


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