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Re: I have apt on RH, now i want dselect (or capt or sth. like that)



On Sat, Oct 14, 2000 at 07:29:13PM +0200, Piotr Krukowiecki (piotr@pingu.ii.uj.edu.pl) wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 11:07:57AM -0700, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 01:27:40PM -0400, David Z. Maze (dmaze@MIT.EDU) wrote:
> > > Karsten M Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com> writes:
> > > KMS> On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 05:42:41PM +0200, Piotr Krukowiecki (piotr@pingu.ii.uj.edu.pl) wrote:
> > >  PK> I have installed apt on RedHat, it works ok (e.g apt-get update
> > >  PK> && apt-get -d install sth)
> > > KMS> 
> > > KMS> Using two different package management systems on a single system
> > > KMS> is a ***BAD*** idea.  You are violating the fundamental advantage
> > > KMS> of either system: single-point, centralized coordination of
> > > KMS> packages and dependencies on the system.

> >     man apt-zip?
> > 
> > I haven't used it, but my understanding is that this is what it's for.
> > You make your requests on the Debian box, then sneakernet storage from
> > some other box, though I don't know what it wants on it.
> 
> No, my question was different. Downloading, moving and installing is not
> a problem (i'm following /usr/share/doc/apt/offline.txt.gz).
> 
> But now i'd like to have dselect, console-apt or aptitiude installed on
> RH system. I tried to install capt, but it failed (see my first mail)
> I don't know whether i need dpkg installed first or not (iirc there is
> dpkg for non-debian systems).

Ok.  See my previous response quoted above.  ***WHY*** are you trying to
install apt on a Red Hat system.  If you're planning to manage your RH
system through apt, I strongly discourage it.

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