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Could you use SMART to solve pesky dependencies of one package?

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 71.243.60.161] on November 10, 2007 03:50 AM
I know you shouldn't mix package managers on your system. This is to say, if you use apt-get do not use aptitude since the databases that register the installed apps would be different. But for an occasional troublesome application that apt-get can't solve, why not have SMART installed, analyze your system and install the "not-so-new version" for that one package.It may solves the one-time dependency without you digging manually and prove itself to you. What I'm saying is limit it's use to an advance dependency tool at this stage of it's development.

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