Re: Back to RedHat
>>>>> "Bob" == Bob McElrath <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Bob> On 24 Sep 1998, Turbo Fredriksson wrote:
>> [this is not a flame or rant, even though it will seem to be]
Bob> On the diversity of packages issue, I agree, diversity of
Bob> packages is good. But it just seemed to me that everyone is
Bob> trying their hardest to get every package under the sun into
Bob> the archive, without worrying about whether they work or
Bob> install properly. (lesstif, gtk being the biggest culprits).
Scuse me? What's wrong the the GTK packages? If you have a problem
with them, please report a bug. The Debian Bug Tracking system is
meant for these kinds of things; if you see a problem with any Debian
package, report a bug by using the 'bug' program, or by looking at
http://www.debian.org/Bugs/ . I have had no such reports of GTK not
Bob> gnome has its gtk libs (which it depends on). gtk1.1 is
Bob> there too. selecting just one of them was a pain since
Bob> anytime I selected any package that depended on gtk it
Bob> brought up the annoying little help screen followed by
Bob> dependency info. I'd suggest only bringing up *unresolved*
Bob> dependency info.
GNOME is alpha software. GTK has a production release and a
developer's release. We support both. Is this a problem?
It sounds like your problems are with dselect. Dselect will not
bring up dependancy info if the dependancies are met. Perhaps
you should have read the error dselect was giving you.
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