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Old 12-11-2000, 12:06 AM   #1
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anyone know if you can get slackware package management (installpkg, and all the related utilties) put on a non-slackware system? (its a linux from scratch system im building). I can't find anything anywhere except front-ends to installpkg and stuff..
 
Old 12-11-2000, 03:08 AM   #2
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The dir's with source code you can find here:
ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware_source
and there's a file README with more info.
 
Old 12-13-2000, 09:20 PM   #3
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I've installed rogue package managers before (rogue being package managers from distos other than the one I was installing on) and you should be OK. The only thing you have to watch out for is that some distros store things in non-standard places, so you may need to edit config files and such after packages are installed. You may get some dependency errors also.
 
  


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