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Re: hmm...

> Yes, I can see that. There are things that I myself don't like about
> Debian policy... such as FHS. I know that some pretty good BSD folks
> have some pretty good reasons to dislike FHS. OTOH, there are some
> advantages to the consistency given by the Debian system... there's
> lots of hypocritical Linux distributions out there who claim to be FHS
> compliant but aren't really. The question will be, does the Debian
> project (as a whole) care more about having a great, universal OS, or
> does it care more about being compatible with a bunch of 2nd-rate Linux
> distros? You'll notice that there's talk of not going along with LSB
> because they want us to accept inferior RPM packages... :-)

I don't see why, debian has accepted RPM packages for years.  Alien + RPM is all
that is required for LSB compat.


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