Upgrading

Alex Martelli aleax at aleax.it
Fri Sep 7 10:14:44 CEST 2001


"Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams" <ignacio at openservices.net> wrote in message
news:mailman.999827168.15038.python-list at python.org...
    ...
> You can't just grab the RPMs that contain those files; they will have
their
> own dependencies. You need to do this step by step or you will end up
beating
> your head against the wall.

Or take ONE little step, move to Mandrake and urpmi, and save
much damage (to your head and/or to the wall, depending on
relative hardness thereof...)?-)  <ducks rapidly away, hoping
to have sparked a nice flamewar among fans of various rpm-based
distros vs debianists vs slackwarists vs rebuild-everything-from-
sources-always purists vs ...>


Alex






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