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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.


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