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Old 12-16-2006, 06:21 AM   #1
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LXer: RPM to be revitalized - courtesy of Fedora Project


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Perhaps the need of the hour is that all Linux distributions support a universal package format with all packages residing in a central repository, which can be shared by all Linux distributions alike. But this scenario looks bleak with Debian having its own dpkg format and Red Hat based distributions having their own RPM based package formats. At least there is going to be better inter operability with different Red Hat based Linux distributions in the future as one of the goals of this new project is to work towards a shared code base between SuSE, Mandrake, Fedora and so on.

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