I happened to know there is apt-get for redhat. http://apt.freshrpms.net/
Maybe someone can take a look?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian J. Watson [mailto:Brian.J.Watson@...]
> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 4:09 PM
> To: Aneesh Kumar KV
> Cc: Chirag Kantharia; Aneesh Kumar; Bruce Walker; OpenSSI users
> Subject: [SSI-users] Re: Install script for debian
> Aneesh Kumar KV wrote:
> > Suppose we have util-linux which is based on 2.12 and we made ssi
> > changes to that and built a package out of that. Now what will happen
> > when util-linux 2.13 is released. In the debian repository with the
> > /etc/apt/preference configuration that is posted on the website it will
> > not be upgraded; even though a higher version is available with the
> > distro. We should not allow an upgrade of any of utilities provided by
> > us because an upgraded package won't have SSI changes.
> Good point. That's probably an existing problem for anyone running
> OpenSSI on RH9 using Red Hat Network for automatic upgrades. I was
> thinking of doing an enhancement to rpm that would allow kernel-ssi to
> have a dependency on the _ssi_ versions of the various packages we
> distribute, which would prevent any of them from being replaced by a
> non-SSI version, but I haven't implemented this change to rpm. Perhaps
> if the RH branch moves to a version of Fedora that has something like
> apt, this won't be necessary.
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From: Brian J. Watson <Brian.J.W<atson@hp...> - 2004-02-24 21:53:18
Wang, Shen wrote:
> I happened to know there is apt-get for redhat. http://apt.freshrpms.net/
> Maybe someone can take a look?
I could write an install script that would first check to see if the
apt-get RPM was installed, and if not it could download and install it.
Then the install script could use apt-get for all the OpenSSI components.
"Brian J. Watson" <Brian.J.Watson@...> writes:
> Wang, Shen wrote:
>> I happened to know there is apt-get for redhat. http://apt.freshrpms.net/
>> Maybe someone can take a look?
> I could write an install script that would first check to see if the
> apt-get RPM was installed, and if not it could download and install
> it. Then the install script could use apt-get for all the OpenSSI
If you do, Brian, one could use rpm -Uvh ftp://<some-url>/apt-rh9.rpm
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