Re: Package System specification
> Yes, but the RPM format is far too complex for a standard, IMHO. In
Actually if anything its too simple since it lacks a couple of the handy
Debian 'maybe you also want' type items right now. RPM also offers very
important stuff like cryptographically strong verification of packages.
> Slackware, we offer "rpm2targz" which converts an RPM to a .tgz file.
> Users have reported successful and unsuccessful installations of these
> converted RPMs. I have also had varying success.
So you already have mostly working tools for this. Using those is intended
to be a compliant setup.