extension of lsb packages

Matt Wilson msw at redhat.com
Mon Mar 4 05:16:14 PST 2002


On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 01:16:08AM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > Who cares?  The package manager simply cares whether the file format is
> > correct, and whether the dependencies are fulfilled.  If the
> 
> It also has to be able to distinguish RedHat, LSB and non-LSB versions of
> the same package. Thats what the lsb- is for.

s/RedHat/Red Hat/g

The lsb- is here to establish a namespace for packages.  It's
essential for that reason alone.  I couldn't care less what the
extension is.

Cheers,

Matt




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