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Author Topic: VL Slapt-get documentation correction  (Read 955 times)


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VL Slapt-get documentation correction
« on: December 28, 2008, 07:47:09 pm »

Hello, Vector! Long time, no see!

I installed 5.9 on my laptop today, just to see how far it's progressed (and to see if VL would be the solution to a problem I've been having).

I noticed in the Documentation that comes on the CD that the slapt-getrc entries are incorrect for 5.9:

The two main VectorLinux repositories are:

However, this information is no longer correct. The repositories are now:
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So, I don't know who's repsonsible for Documentation, but there's an old entry that you probably want to update with every release, so that unfamiliar-to-Vector users can actually make gslapt work correctly.

Just a thought. Hope you're all doing well.



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Re: VL Slapt-get documentation correction
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2008, 08:04:38 pm »

You may actualy want to look at VL 6.0 rc1.  It is just about ready for prime time and the improvements are pretty big.
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Re: VL Slapt-get documentation correction
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2008, 08:16:25 pm »

Good to see you around Paster ED. I hope life has kept you well.