Best sleek, trimmed down server distribution
nick at byu.edu
Thu Feb 24 09:10:59 MST 2005
On Thursday 24 February 2005 09:06 am, Roberto Mello wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 08:51:49AM -0700, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> > compile my own apache and php to suite my needs exactly. With Gentoo,
> > it's easy to tell the package system that they are in fact installed, so
> > that other dependencies are still correctly met. This is a feature that
> > I have not seen in other systems.
> With Debian you use equivs. It's very simple, but not quite
I've guessed that there must be something in other systems, but never bothered
to figure it out. RPM's --force always seemed to work good enough, and I
haven't used debian enough to need to.
It would've surprised me if a system as comprehensive as apt didn't have a
mechanism for it.
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