How to clean up apt-get

Al Byers byersa at
Fri Sep 16 11:24:39 MDT 2005

> I remember dependency hell.  It's a vague and distant, yet unpleasant 
> memory.
> Thank heaven for Gentoo ;)
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How does Gentoo do a better job of this than Debian? Does it use Debian
packages? Is the difference between Ubuntu, Debian and Gentoo lie in the
strength of their package archives?


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