[lsb-discuss] Packaging

Fabian Groffen grobian at gentoo.org
Fri Oct 27 01:16:34 PDT 2006

On 26-10-2006 20:08:59 -0400, Michael Sweet wrote:
> Fabian Groffen wrote:
> > ...
> > A package manager that can install into an arbitrary offset, such as [2]
> > can of course easily handle the offset "/" for the host OS.
> Given that we are talking about LSB packaging, RPM is the "standard"
> package format, and any OS that doesn't use RPM natively will need to
> support the RPM functionality/dependencies/etc.  It's great that
> Gentoo can support it, but the important thing is that current RPM
> supports it...

I see.  I was hoping for a more generic description of functionalities
and requirements using *any* package manager to which we could comply
to, and contribute in its specifications.  Since this is not the case,
I'm out.  Sorry.  Thanks for your answer.

Fabian Groffen
Gentoo on a different level

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