Packaging stuff

Bodo Bauer bb at
Thu Oct 26 12:19:09 PDT 2000

Anthony W. Youngman (Anthony.Youngman at wrote:

> AIM: The aim of this section of the LSB is to ensure that a package is
> guaranteed to INSTALL AND RUN on an LSB-compliant system. To that end we
> have two orthogonal problems, getting the package onto the system, and then
> to install that package such that it will run successfully.

Actually there is a third part to it. Installing a new package shall not
break any existing application. Conflicts need to detected and resolved 
(or as in the RPM way, installation is denied when a conflict is detected).

Bodo Bauer                                      Principal Software Engineer
bb at                       
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value
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