Re: Re: Package formats and software distribution on Linux
>Not to mention that the package format is not the only thing that matters.
>It is the contents of the package, the rules, specs and standards that are
>followed that cause the most differences.
I aggree, and I'm hoping to resolve this issue
>Oh and I guess I'm missing something, otherwise why wouldn't shipping rpm
>and dpkg be enough to install either kind of packages?
Because not all distributions are redhat or debian based. There are many others.