Re: Debian Weekly News - June 27th, 2000
On Fri, Jun 30, 2000 at 08:09:10AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 07:14:53PM +0100, Adrian Bridgett wrote:
> > Well at work we added one line to /etc/apt/sources.list which pointed to
> > helixcode and no problems so far (however saying that there was a conflict
> > between gnome-panel and one of their packages (gnome-applets??)).
> Namespace conflicts (package names, files within the file system)
> are bound to occur with multiple .deb sources. As I said, quality
> control will suffer. In most cases, those .deb sources won't even
> care about packaging quality I'd guess.
IIRC, the HelixCode people who are maintaining their .debs are dedicated
to making them Debian-compliant and as high quality as possible.
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