You see a sign post up ahead it reads, "Welcome to RPM Hell"

Michael L Torrie torriem at
Thu Mar 22 10:32:06 MDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 09:50 -0600, Steve wrote:
> Sorry I'm frustrated I've been up with this all night, and not wanting
> to let it go.
> Personally I've never run into dependency issues with any apt based
> distro but maybe thats just me.

I have.  With Debian even.  It was a nightmare.  

Also you won't find any distros that are "apt-based."  There are ones
that are deb-based and rpm-based.  Both of which can run apt.

> Ok so Fedora Desktop 7 is beta, I grabbed it looking for the latest,
> never caught the beta bit (note to self don't download a new distro at
> 11pm).
> Still any ideas on how to dig myself out of dependency hell?
> I mean are there any RPM tools yet that can auto-resolve dependency issues?

Re-install FC6 or some other stable distribution. Then run yum.

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