debian versus slackware

Adam Myrow myrowa at
Thu Nov 25 09:05:41 EST 2010

On Thu, 25 Nov 2010, Jude DaShiell wrote:

> If you install slackware, there's something to consider.  slackware 
> recommends using the slackpkg package to do updates and upgrades.  This 
> package is fine so long as you do understand it has no means of excluding 
> packages to be upgraded.

This is not correct.  The file /etc/slackpkg/blacklist exists for just 
this purpose.

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