[lsb-discuss] Some thoughts about the recent packaging discussion

Robert Schweikert robert.schweikert at mathworks.com
Sun Mar 2 07:24:08 PST 2008

Kurt Pfeifle wrote:
> Theodore Tso wrote:
>> So the other choice is the Berlin API, which had gotten consensus from
>> representatives of the Red Hat and Novell folks who maintain their
>> respective distro version of RPMs, as well as folks from dpkg, simply
>> made it possible for these applications to be uninstalled.
>> Unfortunately, no one stepped up to actually implement the silly
>> thing; that's what we are proposing to do now.
> Are you considering to put a project like "A first shot at implementing
> the Berlin API" up for grabs at the upcoming Google SoC?
We discussed this option recently but then decided that the API will be 
implemented by the LF or a contractor to be hired by the LF.

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