Re: Debian from the Stampede's POV
"Steve Lamb" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Here is why a lot of people are looking at SLP and liking it.
> tar xzf blah.slp
> There ya go, that's it, end of story. No cpio, no ar, nothing but tar
> which has been the standard for years and years, esp. in the Linux community
> as a whole. SLP is an extention of that standard. Since it is compatible
> with it one can, theoretically, replace TGZ with SLP. The same cannot be
> said about deb and rpm.
So how does their package management work then? I don't understand
what the disadvantage to .deb is besides that it is a new file format,
especially since there are such nice tools (dpkg) with which to
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