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[openFATE 310567] DEB/RPM Integration
  • From: fate_noreply@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 18:27:38 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <feature-310567-3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Feature changed by: Jeremy Thornton (leebrad)
Feature #310567, revision 3
Title: DEB/RPM Integration

openFATE: Unconfirmed
Priority
Requester: Important

openSUSE-11.4: Unconfirmed
Priority
Requester: Important

Package Wishlist: Unconfirmed
Priority
Requester: Important

Requested by: Jeremy Thornton (leebrad)

Description:
Of course we all know that linux is great and a reliable system but the
latest focus is trying to get new users to adopt it. Is it possible
from a developer standpoint to integrate a system including packages
like alien for deb etc, that would allow SUSE to user either deb or rpm
packages or better yet introduce a brand new file type say .lnx for
linux (easier since the intro for SUSE build service) to begin a
movement that would allow packages to be cross compatible between linux
- systems so long as the kernel version is suppported? This would bring a
- unifying and innovative solution to a common issue for linux systems.
- Of course a standard would have to be set on the binaries to ensure
- proper dependency resolution between systems would be accomplished, but
- SUSE might actually be able to lead the way! Just an idea, I would like
- to see comments on its possibility. And of course with a possible
- acquirer of Novell on the way, it might just be something the new
- company would be behind to bring more attention to the product!
+ systems so long as the kernel version is suppported?
+ This would bring a unifying and innovative solution to a common issue
+ for linux systems. Of course a standard would have to be set on the
+ binaries to ensure proper dependency resolution between systems would
+ be accomplished, but SUSE might actually be able to lead the way!


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openSUSE Feature:
https://features.opensuse.org/310567

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