[Gllug] Stop apt-get fretting about packages installed by force

Tet tethys at gmail.com
Tue Apr 18 16:47:56 UTC 2006

On 4/18/06, Martin A. Brooks <martin at hinterlands.org> wrote:

> Well, don't.  If it's not available in Debian directly then either
> compile from source or, if it's in unstable etc, backport it.
> Installing .debs from other distros _will_ screw up your system.

Yaaay! Finally, debian bigots have had to admit that RPM "dependency
hell" problems are not an inherent fault in RPM, but an artifact of
mixing packages from different sources, and that .debs suffer from
*exactly* the same problems.

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