apt enabled FC1 repository

Bret Hughes bhughes at elevating.com
Sun Nov 9 18:00:33 UTC 2003

On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 08:46, ne... wrote:
> On Nov 8, 2003 at 23:28, Bret Hughes in a soothing rage wrote:
> >Didn't I read some where that fedora was going to be apt and yum
> >enabled?  Was that only for the betas/rcs?  what are folks who have been
> >using apt for previous distros doing?
> Probably, no, I now use yum and up2date.
> >Has up2date been enhanced to use alternative repos and mechanisms?
> Yes.
> >I guess I can build an apt repo from the cds for Fedora like I have for
> >7.3 that  use to locally update my machines at the office and in the
> >field but that seems like a PIA for a single test box. I just installed
> >apt from atrpms but the only rpms I could find are for rh9 any probs
> >with these?
> No clue. If you check your /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources file, you'll
> fine clues as to how to add apt and yum repos. Work is ongoing
> behind the scenes to make apt, up2date and yum use the same header
> info so you could use any client to access the rpms. 

THanks for the tips guys.  I have never used up2date so I guess I get to
see what all the fuss is about.

of course now that I have apt running, I will probably install it using
apt-get install up2date :)



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