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Re: Debian, rpm and corporate world



Dominique Dumont <domi@komarr.grenoble.hp.com> writes:

> Currently there is big chicken and egg problem with Debian in the
> corporate world. Corporate guys want to be able to install software
> from ISV (like Oracle).
>
> ISVs only provide their proprietary software as rpm because not many
> corporation ask for Debian. Corporation do not ask for Debian because
> most ISVs don't provide Debian packages.
>
> IMHO, the only way to break this circle is to provide a way to install
> rpm that doesn't look like a hack.

What's wrong with, "Make me a Debian package or lose a customer?"

-- 
Paul Johnson
<baloo@ursine.ca>
Linux.  You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.

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