Python Community Server: Package Management: APT for RPM
Sep 14, 2004, 05:30 (6 Talkback[s])
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"While the Red Hat and Fedora distros work, the tools provided
for package management suck. Sure, up2date works. Sure, RPM works.
Sure system-config-packages work.
- "system-config-packages is slow, is geared to stuff that came
with the distro, and pretty much sucks for anything else.
- "up2date sucks the same way, only over the network (yes, I know
you can set up your own up2date repository).
- "RPM is too low level, lacking any sort of dependency checking
and being basically obnoxious..."