Package Management

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Thu Aug 12 01:47:43 EST 1999

On Wed, 11 Aug 1999, Sergio Brandano wrote:
> I wonder, is there an utility that allows to install/update/remove
> packages? The update/remove part is of paramount importance.
> Also, hearing from the happy users of Debian (i386), apparently 
> they can save on a single floppy all the data that are strictly
> needed in order to install a Debian system from scratch (what
> packages and, for each package, the chosen version). This is 
> a terrific feature that allows sysadms to mirror their finely
> tuned system across multiple machines, with ftp installation.
> Do we have something similar?

Debian/PPC ;-)



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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