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Re: Bug#697477: ITP: ostree -- Linux-based operating system develop/build/deploy tool

Thomas Bechtold, le Sat 05 Jan 2013 20:27:32 +0100, a écrit :
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Thomas Bechtold <thomasbechtold@jpberlin.de>
> * Package name    : ostree
>   Version         : 2012.13
>   Upstream Author : Colin Walters
> * URL             : https://live.gnome.org/OSTree/
> * License         : GPL-2+
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : Linux-based operating system develop/build/deploy tool
> OSTree is a tool for developing, building, and deploying Linux-based operating systems.  It is most similar to tools like dpkg and rpm in "Linux distributions". However, it is not a package system (though one could be built on top).

I have to say I thus don't understand what it does if it's similar to
dpkg/rpm but is not a package system. What does it do that dpkg/rpm do
which is not package management?

I guess you should add something like: it installs binaries, but
replacing the "package" abstraction with [...] (what?), and add usage


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