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Re: Help: Installing RPM on Solaris 8

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Wed 09 Apr 2008 - 22:24:34 CEST
Message-Id: <7B3BF6CC-ADE7-49C3-98DB-B6B3E11C2952@mac.com>

On Apr 9, 2008, at 4:15 PM, Tim Mooney wrote:

>
>> From what I've seen regarding Red Hat's stance on RPM, I'm skeptical
> whether you'll ever see Red Hat use RPM 5.x, which means CentOS  
> wouldn't
> adopt it either.
>

While I'd rather not venture into political quagmire's, I believe
that history shows that Solaris support has always been
better with the rpm5 code base than with the RedHat rpm.org code base.

Beyond that rather nebulous observation I will not venture. Way
too many quidnunc's around, and I'm more interested in seeing
engineering problems with rpm on Solaris solved.

73 de Jeff
Received on Wed Apr 9 22:24:58 2008
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