Quote:>I have very briefly looked at the Debian web site and couldn't find where
>I may be able to ftp the package system program. Could you please give
>more specific information?
Hmm, well, it is a collection of a few programs. dselect is the menu
(user) interface to the system. dpkg is the lower-level program, and
dpkg-ftp is a program that can be used to automatically retrieve the desired
files from a FTP site. I do not know if they package it up for non-debian
users or not. I would assume that you could get it for non-debian uses.
Check around in ftp.debian.org/debian/Debian-1.2/binary-i386/base...
Quote:>To add my $0.02... The Debian system must be _really_ good to be better
>than the RedHat Package Manager. I will not comment further as I have
It is. It is AWESOME. BTW, it has an "alien package" facility that will
allow it to "adopt" RPMs and install them as Debian packages. I think that
it might be able to do that with Slackware "packages" as well, but I'm not
Quote:>never seen the Debian package (that says something right there), but I
>would like to further investigate the option. I personally find the
>RedHat Package Manager to work very well.
It really is very nice. Especially when you learn what kind of power is
under the hood. Kinda like Linux that way :-)
John Goerzen | Running Debian GNU/Linux (www.debian.org)
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