[Yum] yum vs up2date in the future
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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