[ardour-users] CCRMA vs. AGNULA

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Apr 5 11:31:12 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 11:14, Paul Winkler wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 12:45:01PM -0400, Jason Russler wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Just to clarify, I think it's time to mention that apt is a methodology for 
> > resolving the dependencies of packages (usually dpkg but it has been fitted 
> > for rpm as well).  It is not a package format - like rpm or dpkg.   I keep 
> > hearing comparisons between rpm and apt and they are not analogous - dpkg 
> > and rpm are - sort of.   Almost everyone knows this, but it can confuse 
> > people who are learning, otherwise I wouldn't bother mentioning it.
> Ah, thanks, I tend to forget that.
> I suspect, not having used it, that apt4rpm would make me much happier
> on a redhat/fedora system than I was back in the days of RH 7.x
> when I jumped over to Debian.

Oh yes, a lot has changed... (I would say for the better).

> Does apt provide anything like the "USE flags" feature of portage,
> where you can specify various features such as X11 support, tk support, 
> jack support etc. and whenever relevant / available you get your packages
> built with those options?  I'd assume not since intuitively that would
> require building stuff from source, but hey, can't hurt to ask...

Nope, it just installs prebuilt binary packages (which hopefully were
built with the proper compilation flags :-)

-- Fernando

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