[Gllug] Fedora Core 14

Tethys . tethys at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 14:13:43 UTC 2012

On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 1:58 PM, Jason Clifford <jason at ukfsn.org> wrote:

> It's not a problem with the package management system on Red Hat so much as
> a matter of Debian having a better history of package policy.

Yes, and I agree that Debian have done a better job there. However,
no amount of policy will prevent problems when people are installing
random packages they found on the net and using --nodeps to force the
install. This was very common at the time RPM acquired its reputation
for dependency hell. Sticking to the vendor supplied packages virtually
eliminated the problems.


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