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Re: WAS: Curious...Are most of you in tech-related--NOW, I gave up and went back to Mandrake :-(

On Sun, 19 Jan 2003 11:55:49 +0000
Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> wrote:

> No (unless you count the maintainer scripts), but diversions require
> support from the package manager. There's no point diverting a file
> off somewhere else if the package manager is just going to stomp on
> it at the next upgrade.

so its as I said a problem with the tools not the package format.

rpm tools tend to be stupid though, for instance Mandrake RPMs have a
suggests field but none of the rpm tools bother to even read the

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