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Re: Dependencies [was: Re: bugs, bugs, bugs!]



Hi Jeremy,

> And that is effectively how dependency-solving tools like up2date, apt,
> yum, etc. work... by querying remote servers, caching appropriate
> meta-deta locally, and figuring out all of this for you.  Leonard:  why
> won't you use one of those tools and thus avoid this whole problem?

 In many cases one wouldn't need to use these tools if dependencies 
were clear (as in (also) using package names). For more difficult 
situations one would use an update tool. See my other posts.

Bye,
Leonard.

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Stop the use of depleted uranium ammo!
End all weapons of mass destruction.




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