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Re: Debian packages (was: Pakiety Debiana)



On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 09:23:34PM +0200, Andrzej Swedrzynski wrote:
> I'm using RH on my computer but I would like to get full knowled­
> ge about Debian packaging  system.  For  example  something  like
> comparison  between  RPM and DEB formats. Can you present me with
> www addresses where I can find full information about how DEB  is
> working?

Always start at www.debian.org (Most lunguage are supported.)

For packaging, deb is actually ar containing tar or something.  For
details start from maintenars guide http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/

Advantage over rpm is post/pre-script which update running daemon on the
fly. And apt-get which automatically update security fixes.

For some quick summary of debian specific commands, look into my site
below.  :-)

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