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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.

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