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Re: [vox] debian question

Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> and really, my days of experimenting with package managers are over.  it was
> fun hosing redhat a few times.  it was a great learning experience, and left
> me with a good working knowledge of "do's and don'ts" of package management.
> when i switched to suse, i was perfectly happy to let rpm be the dictator on
> my system.  at this point, i'd have to have a really DAMNED good reason to
> mess with what my package manager thinks is on my system.  debian's dpkg is
> so much better than rpm that i implicitly trust it.

I'm the same way; screwed around with RH and SuSE before deciding that
I'd rather
spend more time /using/ my system than tracking down obscure RPMs. 
That, and I 
prefer to custom-build certain pieces of software (qmail, apache, etc)
-- and 
the Debian package system is much more developer-friendly (or I can just
my shite in /opt or /usr/local...*grin*).

Don Werve <donw@examen.com>
Jr. Unix System Administrator

"...a lion wants to eat an antelope's body, but the antelope has very
different plans for its body. This is not normally regarded as 
competition for a resource, but logically it is hard to see why 
not." - Richard Dawkins.

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