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Updating your system the Smart way

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on November 08, 2007 11:54 AM
It doesn't replace the package manager; it installed the native packages for any given system. So, installing .debs on Fedora or something isn't possible.

It is supposed to offer better dependency resolution, and it's nice to use a single tool if you use a variety of distros.

But yeah, the "dependency hell" the author describes isn't a problem for users of virtually any distro, and it hasn't been for many years. I don't know why this still comes up as a problem.


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