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Re: LSB Certification Pilot Questionnaire

Hendrik Visage wrote:
> > > Handling Packages
> > >
> > > YES/NO, the applicant's Linux distribution can read and install RPM
> > > v3 formatted packages.
> Why are RPMs so emphasized?
> What about systems (Like Gentoo & Rock Linux and Sorcerer GNU Linux) that
> do their own package tracking from source files, which doesn't suppor RPMs
> perse ??

RPM v3 formatted packages is what is specified by the LSB.  RPM based
distributions can install them with rpm(1), and DEB based distributions can
install them with alien(1).


> Sorry if this is a "newbie" question, but I haven't seen this answered
> in the web pages yet...
> Greetz
> Hendrik

George Kraft IV

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