Re: /etc/rc.d and RedHat compatibility
] For the short term, I will provide a redhat compatibility package that
] provides the symbolic links, etc., so that redhat packages will work
] on Debian systems. Thus, the ugly symbolic links will only be there if
] you ask for redhat compatibility. This is preparatory to arriving at some
] sort of way of merging our binary package formats, or at least installing
] both kinds of package on one system.
a common package format would be great, high priority for me at least :)
btw, what problems can i expect the other way, i.e., installing Debian
packages on RedHat systems? do the Debian dpkg at least check to see
if it is overwriting existing files?
i was thinking of installing Debian packages on a RedHat system just now,
Bjørn Stabell <mailto::firstname.lastname@example.org>