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From Brian M Dube <>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (FOR-1047) Add Documentation For Using Debian Update Alternatives System To Set Up The Forrest Environment
Date Sat, 06 Oct 2007 02:07:40 GMT
Gav.... wrote:
>> Brian M Dube wrote:
>>> Gavin (JIRA) wrote:
>>>> This looks good thanks, I suspect maybe we do not have any devs using
>>>> Debian to confirm all this works so we might have to trust your
>>>> judgment on this. If no one objects in the meantime, I will add this
>>>> in a few days.
>>> I use Debian and I can confirm the Debian alternatives system exists.
>>> Do we need (to maintain) this? This is a Debian feature which is
>>> documented by Debian. It is beyond our control and it may change.
>> Perhaps a pointer to their docs would be better?
> We have Forrest specific commands on that page for various OS's, just
> as likely to change and/or deprecation as the Debian one provided.

You are correct.

> I think a link to the docs at
> (Debian does not have
> good docs it seems) and a
> mention of the specific Forrest command is a good compromise, will leave
> out the rest that can be gleaned from Debian docs.

Feel free to include it all. I responded before looking over the rest of 
the page, and the Debian bit no longer feels out of place. I was rushing.


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