DPKG vs. RPM in LPIC 101 exam
csawtell at paradise.net.nz
Wed Oct 22 20:17:40 EDT 2003
On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 05:57, Matthew Rice wrote:
> Ted Jordan <ted at jordanteam.com> writes:
> > i almost failed the first exam because of this. I had
> > never HEARD of dpkg...i thot it was a variation of
> > tar xvzf .... ; make ; blah blah blah
> My understanding is that the rpm/dpkg questions used to be weighted so that
> you wouldn't fail if you only knew one system.
> > I wish somewhere on the lpi site they would state the difference.
> Well, the good news is that the DPKG and RPM questions have been broken
> out. When you go to write 101 now, you get a choice of a DPKG or RPM
> centric exam.
To add to the confusion. :-)
It's my belief that Gentoo is now a demonstrably viable and effective Linux
distribution. It would be nice if that dist. could be made an option.
What are the chances of that happening some time in the future?
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Please do not notify me when this occurs. Thanks.
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