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Nix fixes dependency hell on all Linux distributions

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 200.180.177.73] on December 28, 2008 03:18 AM
What ?! Debian doesn't have dependency hell ?! Bullshit!
Debian's dependency hell shows up in the very fact they can't even release in a predictable schedule.
Furthemore, Debian does not differentiate between "base" system and "userland" software (such as *BSDs do). Therefore, even your kernel package might be accidentally uninstalled - and this HAS happened - see the paper:

http://www.cs.ucsd.edu/~lerner/papers/opium.html

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