[rescue] Re:EMACS

James Sharp rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 27 21:40:23 CDT 2001

> No, RPM is for serious sysadmins who have $^n systems to administer, and want to keep their configs sane.
> Hint:  If you are not a master of the rpm -b$ syntax, you are not a credible critic of RPM.
> Less_than_subtle_hint:  RTFM,  RPM is about a LOT more than installing packages, build a few, them critique....

packaging is nice...the problems I ran into were packages requiring
dependencies/libraries that I had built and installed by hand.  Since it
didn't know about them being installed, it whined.  A --force usually
worked to solve this, but I had to make sure that I installed everything
by packages.

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