|author||Jason Woodward||2005-01-06 22:11:21 +0000|
|committer||Jason Woodward||2005-01-06 22:11:21 +0000|
added note about --disable-dep-check being on by default for vanilla Slackware packages
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1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/doc/slapt-get.8 b/doc/slapt-get.8
index f5dbf3b..2bdb0fa 100644
@@ -184,7 +184,9 @@ slapt-get uses pkgtools for installing, upgrading, and removing.
slapt-get will not make assumptions or do things without you telling it to.
-untested updates are risky, whether using official packages or third party packages.
+slapt-get can only attempt to resolve dependencies and conflicts for those packages that where built with this information. Vanilla Slackware packages do not contain this data, thus slapt-get performs with --disable-dep-check on by default.
+Untested updates are risky, whether using official packages or third party packages.
slapt-get will not change your system such that you can only use slapt-get or are somehow locked into using slapt-get. The only additions to your system are /etc/slapt-get and /var/slapt-get. You are free to try another solution or go back to manual upgradepkg.