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Re: [opensuse] Linux will never overtake Windows
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2007 08:50:49 -0500
  • Message-id: <1169301052.5834.6.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 11:14 +0200, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
> Well, this article point at two well-known problems: cross-distro
> packaging and cross-distro compatibility. Those problems are old as a
> linux world. Which doesn't prevents my father and mother use Linux
> successfully.

Isn't this one of the problems with Unix itself? Tweaks here and
there causing compatibility issues?

> There are many solutions that try to solve both problems (such as
> Autopackage and klik), but the most serious undertake is the LSB, The
> Linux Standards Base.

How many RPMS will work across LSB compliant distro's?

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