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Re: Hello again from rpm novice ?

From: Ben Bullard <benbullard79@cox.net>
Date: Thu 21 Dec 2017 - 21:24:53 CET
Message-ID: <496c34b2-b0ab-9d7d-7b73-24e1b55e7833@cox.net>
I see maybe 3 or 4 posts a year on this list. You could confirm that if 
you find the archives for this list. (Just discovered you can see 
activity of this list and more at http://rpm5.org/).

Ben Bullard
OpenMandriva-QA Team

On 12/20/2017 09:55 PM, David wrote:
> I just got approved by petidomo, so I don't know yet if anybody is out 
> there.
> I have to assume there is.
> Shouldn't this group be called rpm5-users@rpm5.org 
> <mailto:rpm5-users@rpm5.org> ?
> Anyways.     I imagine you folks don't get many novices inquiring 
> about things ?
> I was active on the Mageia forum for a few weeks asking novice 
> questions totally
> unaware there were different types of rpm packaging platforms.
> I like Linux, but enjoy distro-hopping.
> I would like to someday make my own distro, because the Linux 
> community, needs
> hundreds more distros.     Right ??
> I already have a name for my someday distro.     Top secret though.   
> I do not even
> know how to package anything or use python or perl.
> I mostly just play FreeCell using Aisleriot.
> ROSA is a underated distro, but there is no way anyone will be able to 
> convince a
> computer user in the USA to use a Russian operating system.     It is 
> just a form of
> distro-racism.      So my goal someday is to make a distro like ROSA 
> and just change
> the wallpaper, and give it another name, and tell users if they really 
> like it to install,
> ROSA, or OpenMandriva, etc.
> I think my version of rpm5 updated today to 5.4.10-77rosa, ( not 
> 5.4.1, as I earlier indicated )
> David Locklear
> Arcola, Texas U.S.A.
Received on Thu Dec 21 22:17:40 2017
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