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Re: Debian vs Red Hat??? I need info.

On Tue, May 16, 2000 at 19:29:39 -0400, Jeremy Hansen wrote:
> Dpkg vs RPM
> 	Both managability and build packages.  I have heard a lot
> 	of "good things" about dpkg.

Have a look at http://www.kitenet.net/~joey/pkg-comp/ for a detailed
overview by Joey Hess of various package management formats.

> Customization of the distro
> 	We do a lot of customization to our distro.  Can this easily
> 	be done with debian?

Sure. And if you think your customisations may make sense for others as
well, don't forget that Debian is developed in an open fashion, so you may
want to submit patches to the package maintainers, or perhaps even volunteer
to maintain some packages yourself.

LEADERSHIP  A form of self-preservation exhibited by people with auto-
destructive imaginations in order to ensure that when it comes to the crunch 
it'll be someone else's bones which go crack and not their own.       
    - The Hipcrime Vocab by Chad C. Mulligan    

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