[lsb-discuss] LSB format packaging and security

Giovanni A. Orlando gorlando at futuretg.com
Mon Apr 21 09:21:06 PDT 2008

Jeff Johnson wrote:
> On Apr 21, 2008, at 11:33 AM, Giovanni A. Orlando wrote:
>> Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> I don't said that. I said that RPM is Obsolete. What I means? ... 
>> Well, people (Linux users) need something
> And I said that we agree: RPM is obsolete.
> My goal here is to encourage LSB _NOT_ to make the mistake
> of continuing with the dogged insistence on "LSB format" packaging
> without a clear purpose and understanding.
> There is simply no reason (imho) in continuing a "standard" for 
> packaging.
> rPath slide #2 dog-and-pony show presentation has (or has had) this
> quote from me delivered on 8/12/2003 (slightly paraphrased because
> the exact wording from 5 years ago is dim)
>     RPM is dead. Users want file, not package, management.
> Feel free to quote me (with permission and attribution of course).
Well, we agree 100% ... so what we can do.

I prefer to code ...

I will test rpm5 ...
> Please also note my FOSDEM/2005 presentation, where XAR as a
> container format was first proposed, if you need to understand
> what "obsolete" means @rpm5.org wrto RPM development.
If you have a link ... I will appreciate!

> 73 de Jeff



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