[CentOS] centos 3.6 and apt repo

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Wed Nov 9 10:09:31 UTC 2005


On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 03:22 +0800, Mark Quitoriano wrote:
> Is there apt repository for 3.6?
> 

No, not maintained by CentOS.  Apt does not support mutlilib arches
(that is anything in CentOS except the i386 arch).

With CentOS-4, we did add an i386 only apt tree.

That being said, the main developer of apt has stopped developing apt
for RPM and has moved on to a new thing called "Smart Package Manager":

http://labix.org/smart

Smartpm works with CentOS-4.x ... it does not work with CentOS-3.x.
From rom the Smartpm FAQ:

"Smart does not support old-style YUM repositories, only the newer XML-
based RPM-MD format."

(CentOS-3.x uses an older yum and the old yum HDR method)
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