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Re: [SLE] Installing other distros RPM packages?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 22:25:38 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505152225.38418.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 15 May 2005 22:19, Sid Boyce wrote:
> There are real compatibilty problems between distros, that why you see
> ISV's generating separate packages.

Very few. Look at opera and skype. The *only* difference between the versions
is which version of libstdc++ is used.

Or look at mozilla, openoffice or eclipse. They aren't written in c++ so there
you have one size fits all.

99% of all compatibility problems are just bad packaging


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