[Yum] yum vs up2date in the future

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Mon Mar 10 18:44:38 UTC 2003

> AFAIK, rpm has already forked.  Last time I checked, SuSE uses a 
> modified version of rpm v3.x in their latest version.  I don't know if 
> Red Hat and SuSE rpms will every converge again.  I have no idea what 
> version of rpm Connectiva, Caldera, and Turbolinux use, but it is likely 
> to be the SuSE version because of UnitedLinux.  I also don't know about 
> Mandrake or other RPM based distros.  But, none of this is of any 
> concern as far as yum and Red Hat goes.

well if I were going to think of any rpm repackaging as a fork I'd think
of openpkg - its rpm - and it's rpm for some non-linux platforms and it
seems like a cool project.


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