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Re: [opensuse] Summary: Packages from a user and Packager perspective
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 09:15:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <20050907071536.GA10710@xxxxxxx>
> > - How could a packager be helped to make his life easier?
> > - How could we attract more maintainers of other distro's and have
> > output compiled for us?
>
> One is get them to use openSUSE. Sounds stupid, I know, but I believe a
> lot use debian and therefore make deb.
> How hard is it to write correct specs for SUSE if you already have deb
> specs? Could a tool be made to do this for them? If yes, then all deb
> could be made into SUSE rpm's and the other way around as well.

Actually we have such a tool developed already in-house and I guess it
is planned to deploy this.

Ciao, Marcus

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