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SEUL: RPM interface
> > Hmm. You mean RPM? I think that base is covered. :-)
> Not really. If I can speak frankly about RPM, it's the bane of a RedHat
> system. I cannot stand RPM. It doesn't provide adequate user input or
> feedback to be successful. The graphical version in X is better, but it's
> not enough, IMHO. Moreover, RPM is useless for the good old
> configure/compile/install technique.
I am working on an interactive front end to RPM that would make the upgrade
process easier. I have found when instructing end users at work that what
tends to trip them up is not the lack of a pretty interface, but the necessity
of having to remember an endless series of command line switches.
When I finish the script, where would be an appropriate place to post it for
Not a total solution, but (IMHO), RPM is about as good as it gets at this time
(And I don't have the ability to write something better).
"And the geeks shall inherit the Earth"