[lsb-discuss] Don't blame LSB and standards, please: was: Re: Fedora Plasma Product, feedback please

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Mon Mar 31 19:01:11 UTC 2014


> Last time I check and from dawn of time the LSB standard required 
> application to be packaged in RPM format which immediately excludes 
> distributions that do not use RPM as their default/preferred package manager

No. Right from the start great care was taken to document it as a file
format. Nothing in the LSB cares about what packaging format (if any) is
native to the distribution.

It's pefectly compliant to bung it through alien.

Alan


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