RPM vs DEB vs Slackware-like tgz

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun May 18 21:04:43 PDT 2008

> Yes. Note that I have not evaluated pacman.

Do you by chance have any plans or desire to do so in the near future?

> What's even more important for educational purposes, Debian rules are incoherent 
> between various Debian packages.

How does RPM differ in that regard? Couldn't RPM spec files (in theory?) 
suffer from the same problem depending on who writes them?


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