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Re: .deb dependancy hell

"Monique Y. Herman" <spam@bounceswoosh.org> writes:

> On 2004-01-29, Richard Hoskins penned:
>> Stephen Rueger <stephen.rueger@rechnerpost.org> writes:
>>> Conclusion: Stop using low level tools if you can't handle them and
>>> don't complain about them if you don't understand them. Get yourself
>>> a proper package management frontend like dselect or aptitude.
>> I wasn't complaining.
> What part of the phrase "dependency hell" doesn't imply complaint?

What part of it does?  It's a common enough humorous idiom for
dependency problems.

Asking questions about and discussing a problem with something does
not constitute complaining about it, any more than using a tool that
hides the problem from a user makes the problem go away.

Lift me down, so I can make the Earth tremble.
                                --Bucky Katt

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