[clug] apt naming convention

Chris Smart chris at kororaa.org
Tue Jan 9 23:25:18 GMT 2007

> On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 06:14:13PM +1100, Chris Smart wrote:
> Etch already has Apace 2.2.3, happily.
Ok I got it.. apt-get doesn't tell me the versions, I need to use
apt-cache showpkg apache2 and that tells me. Now I'm with it! :) Feel much
more comfortable now.

> Yes, as far as package management goes, the strictures of dpkg and
> expectations to do things "right" make dpkg a unique and beautiful
> snowflake compared to things like ports, portage and rpm. ^_^
Haha, yes of course.
> (Not that the others don't do things right, they just don't do them
> "Debian right". ^_^)
Sure ;)

Thanks again.


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