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Re: [SLE] Installing other distros RPM packages?
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 09:34:19 -0400
  • Message-id: <1115732059.28818.11.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2005-05-10 at 08:29 -0500, Peter B Van Campen wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 May 2005 05:04, Silviu Marin-Caea wrote:
> > On Monday 09 May 2005 11:12, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) wrote:
> > > Basically the question revolves around location, location, location.
> >
> > But not the only important thing.
> >
> > Another is libraries.
> >
>
> >
> > However, other generic rpms like acroread, BitTorrent, ICAClient will work.
> > Except many of them won't create menu entries in the right places (if at
> > all).
>
> Hi,
>
> Doesn't LSB (Linux Standard Base) compliance figure into this question too?
>
> PeterB
>
Yes, that was the whole purpose but try and get everyone to agree on
what is the standard location. Just one more reason holding back linux
from being more widespread.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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