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

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Mon Mar 31 21:04:58 UTC 2014


On Mon, 31 Mar 2014, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:

> Yeah maybe my English is not good enough or I'm not looking at the right
> places since it's not clear to me reading through the standard [1] or the
> examples [2] that other packing format is endorsed and accepted by the lsb.

> 1.
> http://refspecs.linuxbase.org/LSB_4.1.0/LSB-Core-generic/LSB-Core-generic/swinstall.html
> 2. https://wiki.linuxfoundation.org/en/Book/Packaging

looks like it is you; see [3] for a formal statement on 
reading terms used in a similar standard ... Neither of the 
links posted earlier by you mandate the RPM package format, 
although they suggest it as a sound choice

-- Russ herrold

[3] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2119


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