[ILUG] Advice on Dependancies
Ciaran Mac Lochlainn
ciaran17 at eircom.net
Tue Apr 20 17:12:05 IST 2004
( Admin ) bryan wrote:
> Frank Murphy wrote:
>> Tried to install an rpm.
>> It says Mandrake. but is an rpm so I figured it would work on FC1?
>> (It's like the song "one step up, two steps back" but, I'm not giving
> I have never installed any RPM's from one distro to another. If they
> say noarch it should go ok.
> You may find yourself in dependancy hell. Try installing yum
> and doing it the "nice" way.
I've tried this before (installing SuSE rpms on RedHat 6.2 back in the
days) and it made a total mess of my system. Could be different now but
I wouldn't be willing to risk it with a system I need.
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