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Re: Debian

Subject: Re: Debian
From: sktsee
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 16:39:20 -0500
On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 19:30 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 17/09/2007, Mihamina (R12y) Rakotomandimby
> <mihamina.rakotomandimby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Liam Proven wrote:
> >
> > >> rpm - dpkg
> > >> apt - yum(fedora)/urpmi(mandriva)/yast(suse)
> > > I disagree. There is no benefit at all in distinguishing between the
> > > end-user tools used to manipulate packages, because there are dozens.
> > > Both apt and dpkg are package tools, as are aptitude, synaptic,
> > > kpackage and many others.
> >
> > Nope. apt cant be used without dpkg.
> 
> Yes, it can.
> 

Hmmm...

$ mv /usr/bin/dpkg /usr/bin/dpkg.bak
$ sudo apt-get remove libdvdplay0
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  libdvdplay0
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 1 not upgraded. Need to
get
0B of archives.
After unpacking 119kB disk space will be freed. Do you want to continue
[Y/n]? y
Could not exec dpkg!
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100)

I don't think so.

-- 
sktsee


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