rpm equivalent to 'pkg_add -r'?
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://
>> Email: scrappy at hub.org Yahoo!: yscrappy
>> ICQ: 7615664
> look at the end of rpm man page, there is a section INSTALL AND
> UPGRADE OPTIONS.
> 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.
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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