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Re: End of Saga WHY I WANT TO STOP USING FEDORA!!!



Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> Mark Haney wrote:
>> Charles Crayne wrote:
>>> On Mon, 9 Feb 2009 19:04:16 -0800 (PST)
>>> Leslie Satenstein <lsatenstein yahoo com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> With internet access the way it is, why not just
>>>> do rolling updates?
>>> Sounds good, until the day when yum identifies 473 dependencies for the
>>> package you want to install.
>>>
>>
>> One of those other buggers I don't like about Fedora.  A ridiculous
>> number of dependencies that (to me, mind you) seem superfluous.
> You are in error. These deps aren't there for fun, but for technical
> necessity.
> 
> Ralf
> 

Oh?  And how come I can install the same set of software in Gentoo and
not need an extra 50+MB of dependencies?  I wish I had an example at the
moment, but I don't.  However, I'm sure one will pop up sooner or later.


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