Re: Package formats and software distribution on Linux
Eugene Gorodinsky <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> A while ago I participated in a discussion here about the debian
> package format. Quite recently I tried to spark up a discussion about
> package formats on the LSB list but did not get any replies
Can you point to the message (preferably via its Message-Id field) so we
can see what it was saying?
> hopefully this discussion will be more welcome here. Constructive
> crticism is welcome, so feel free to critique.
To be honest, I'm not sure what response you expect to get. There's not
much substantive to respond to in your message: yes, it would be nice to
have a common package format, but I don't see what in particular you're
proposing be done about that.
Such a discussion would IMO best be done at the freedesktop.org
distribution collaboration forum <email@example.com>,
to gather input from the various distributions. Perhaps you could post a
more specific proposal there, and post here (and likely points in other
distribution-specific discussion forums) inviting interested parties to
join that thread.
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