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Re: first draft "aptitude howto"

On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 08:45:37PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Apr 2000, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 02:33:43AM -0500, Branden Robinson was heard to say:
> >   Well, actually, last I heard apt didn't even compile on the Hurd (or BSD)
> > without a nontrivial amount of work.  So this is currently accurate :-)
> Hm? It works entirely on HURD, but I think they might have a few changes..
> It compiles on OpenBSD, Solaris and HP-UX and passes a few simple tests.
> It also compiles on evey single arch (save ia64, their compiler is
> screwed) that Debian supports.
> Jason


This is not correct.  apt 0.1.9 is the latest version ported to the hurd.
Additionally, only ftp mode (currently) works.


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