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Re: Package System specification

>> be dropped.  Instead, a common installed-software database and package
>> naming scheme be proposed instead.  This way, each distribution can keep
>i don't see any standard of /installation tools/ with a
>database description. We really need to adopt a standard package
>manager and not only a description of standard programs.

If a standard tool should be adopted for LSB-compliant systems, then
the tool should be as simple as possible to avoid compatibility
problems between distributions.  RPM is nice in some respects, but
does a lot of things that make it difficult to support under non-RPM
based distributions.


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