[linux-elitists] gnome, trial by fire

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Wed Jan 7 14:25:40 PST 2004


On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 09:51:40PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
><quote who="Jim Richardson">
>
>> Sidestepping apt is fine. 
>> 
>> Sidestepping apt, in such a way that it *breaks* apt for other apps, is
>> not. RC did things like pinning files, and forcing installs. Bad idea. 
>
>Operative word being 'did'. :-)
>

Once bitten...

maybe I'll try it on a throwaway install, or UML or something. 

-- 
Jim Richardson     http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
I liked things better when I didn't understand them.
		  -- Calvin
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