Re: Bug#134658: ITP: lsb -- Linux Standard Base 1.1 core support package
At 2002/2/18 18:50-0600 Chris Lawrence writes:
> There may be other deviations from the spec; they are bugs and should
> be reported as such. (The aforementioned deviations are bugs, but
> probably "wontfix" for woody, or are bugs in the spec.)
If you do find bugs please report them as development of the
specification is ongoing.
> Per the spec, LSB applications may be installed on Debian using:
> alien -i YOUR_APPLICATION_HERE.lsb
I'm pretty sure that the use of .lsb as the suffix for LSB compliant
packages did not make it into the 1.1 specification.
> Note: I can't actually find any LSB packages that test whether the
> implementation works right or not. I downloaded the lsb-apache rpm
For the testing of distributions there is also a set of test suites
available. The test suites will be used as part of the compliance
testing of distributions.
Note: The packages is the beta directory are currently a bit better
than those in the released directory.
> (Alien chokes on their rsync:
> Unpacking of `rsync-2.4.6-1.i386.rpm' failed at /usr/share/perl5/Alien/Package/Rpm.pm line 140.
IIRC that used to work with earlier versions of alien. Its a very
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