Re: dftp & dselect
On Thu, 11 Jan 1996 12:25:00 -0500 , "brian (b.c.) white" <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> It seems that the functionality of 'dftp' and 'dselect' now overlap.
> dselect now has an FTP method and dftp can work off of NFS mounts,
> CD-ROM, and a hard drive. The primary difference now seems to be
> that dselect is geared toward selecting packages while dftp is
> geared towards keeping an istallation up-to-date (upgrading).
I don't follow. I use dselect/ftp to upgrade my system. Could you
elaborate a little more on the difference between dftp and dselect/ftp
method? To the casual observer, they appear to do the same
thing--dftp just has more features.