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Re: what is already there?

joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de (Martin Schulze) writes:

> Opposite to RedHat Debian doesn't use proprietery software.

Be fair.  a) neither dpkg or rpm are proprietary, they are both free
software.  b) afaik, .rpm files are cpio (a POSIX standard) and can be
extracted with cpio, and a tiny shell script to get rid of some rpm
header gunk.


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