rpm equivalent to 'pkg_add -r'?

Gregory Nou gregorynou at altern.org
Mon Jan 16 23:17:53 PST 2006

Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> As the subject asks, is there an equivalent?  I'm trying to install 
> linux apache2 on a FreeBSD box, and would like have rpm do as much as 
> possible as far as getting the dependencies and downloading them ...
> baring this, is there a better tool to use then rpm?
> thanks ...
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look at the end of rpm man page, there is a section INSTALL AND UPGRADE 
Concerning other tools, the poor experience I have with RH showed me 
that rpm is a great tool. Maybe you may try yum, which, iirc, is a GUI 
for rpm.



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