On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 05:30:11PM -0800, Brad Fuller wrote:
I don't know why people tolerate this sort of thing. Debian and Ubuntu have
_always_ upgraded well for me. These are projects that recognize that one =
the most important (if not _the_ most important) responsibilty of a distrib=
is dependency management, including versioned dependencies through upgrades.
I recently started maintaining a RHEL server at work, and up2date is one of=
crudest tools I've ever seen. It just barely does anything right at all.
I guess I've just been spoiled by apt-get, aptitude, synaptic, update-manag=
et. al... (And the package maintainers for the above-mentioned projects --
package managers need good data to do their jobs well).