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Re: Goodbye, Fedora

On Friday, 23 February 2007 at 20:47, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> >On Wednesday, 21 February 2007 at 17:43, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >>Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> >[...]
> >>>* Allowing RPM development to drift and stagnate -- then adding
> >>> another layer of complexity, bugs, and wretched performance with yum. 
> >>RPM indeed drifted but I dont think it actually stagnated. Anyway 
> >>http://rpm.org for more details.
> >>RPM doesnt do automatic dependency resolving.
> >
> >Actually, that sentence is not exactly true. Given a rpmdb with all 
> >available
> >packages, rpm can suggest packages to satisfy missing dependencies.
> >
> Pointing out libraries or packages is different from automatically 
> downloading and actually resolving them.

Not very much. It actually resolves them (after all, rpm operates on rpmdb),
it just can't download them.


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