Subject: Re: rpms and tarballs
From: Patrick Callahan (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Dec 06 2000 - 04:30:00 MST
A message from the admin of the Basic Linux Training mailing list says the
apt package management sofware is adding the capability to process rpms.
see the message below or
http://freshmeat.net/news/2000/12/02/975819599.html for more information
about the apt package management system's processing for rpms.
see http://basiclinux.hypermart.net/ for more information about Basic Linux
Complete message from the "Basic Linux Training" mailing list:
>Date: 3 Dec 2000 22:27:14 -0800
>Subject: RPM port of apt
>"After full integration of the RPM patches into APT, it will have
>the potential to become the standard package management frontend
>for Linux, shortening the gap between distributions and reducing
>incompatibility across distributions for at least one important
>system administration tool. Unlike tools from some other vendors,
>APT does not have anything tying it to a particular distribution,
>not even the word Conectiva in its name, which hopefully removes
>some of the common barriers for its wide acceptance."
>Quite possibly the milestone of the year ;-)
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