Re: How to "make install" apt?
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Boyd Stephen Smith
> In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Peng Yu
>>I am only interested in the source packages but not the compiled
>>packages. My understanding is that the source codes of any give
>>package (the same version) in redhat and debian should be the same. Am
> No. Both Debian and RedHat are willing to add patches to upstream source code
> to better integrate the software with their distribution. For example, 'git
> commit' defaults to "vi" in the upstream source, but to "sensible-editor" in
> the Debian source.
>>I also heard that debian has more packages than redhat. Is it correct?
> I think so, but packages don't always correspond 1-to-1.
Then, there should be not a big problem if I use Debian source on RedHat, right?