rpm equivalent to 'pkg_add -r'?

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Tue Jan 17 00:35:58 PST 2006

On Jan 16, 2006, at 11:17 PM, Gregory Nou wrote:

> 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 ...
>> ----
>> Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http:// 
>> www.hub.org)
>> Email: scrappy at hub.org           Yahoo!: yscrappy               
>> ICQ: 7615664
> look at the end of rpm man page, there is a section INSTALL AND  
> 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.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Gregory

	Actually yum's a means for updating that's meant to replace the  
Redhat Network Tool or whatever it was called back in RH9.0 and RHE,  
which comes as primarily a command line tool I thought. As far as I  
know is only available for Fedora-a product primarily made for  
desktop users made by Redhat.

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