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Re: why no package status feature for dpkg?

On Thu, 30 Sep 1999, Russell Nelson wrote:

 : So who *knows* what I'm running now, and whether it corresponds to
 : anything remotely resembling Official Debian 2.0.  Somebody remind me
 : again how .deb is the perfect packaging format, sublime in all the
 : details of its creation, without flaw in its every detail, and how all
 : others (should) bow low to it.  I still haven't found an explanation
 : of why RPM sucks so badly that Debian developers cannot fix it.  I
 : mean, xterm sucked so badly that somebody had to create xterm-debian
 : and break everybody's termcap, so why not RPM-debian and break
 : everybody else's RPM manipulators?

Sounds like you need to run RedHat.

People who post "I'm pissed off and Debian sucks so help me now"
messages probably don't get it.

Nathan Norman
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