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Re: thought: dpkg and other dists

Stephen Carpenter writes:
> Some of this discussion has lead me to think a little more about our own
> dpkg and the problems of multiple distributions using the same package
> format (ie the idea of an SuSE user downloading RedHat sysvinit and
> figureing that an RPM is an RPM and installing it)

Each distribution should include a package named, in our case, 'debian'.
Packages which will only work on their native distribution would depend on
it.  Others could recommend or suggest it.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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