[SATLUG] Re: Yum considered harmful for compiling your own
tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Tue Nov 6 22:09:36 CST 2007
On Monday 05 November 2007 14:43:08 Henry Pugsley wrote:
> On 11/5/07, Robert Pearson <e2eiod at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've switched from openSUSE 10.2 to Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy.
> > My question is "How comfortable are you using alien?".
> > The basis for this question is my experience with mixing RPM
> > repositories. A nightmare...
> > Now we are talking mixing mixed RPM repositories with "deb" repositories?
> Oh heck no .. I don't think I have ever installed an alien'ed RPM on a
> Debian system. I was referring to using alien to convert an RPM into
> a format that you can unpack without using RPM, like a TGZ file.
Good to see you finally engaged with the Community Henry.. Some of us missed
p.s. let do lunch again some time soon.. call me
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