[Mageia-discuss] rpm or deb?

Adjamilton Medeiros de Almeida Júnior ajunior at brasifort.com.br
Sun Sep 26 23:51:22 CEST 2010

I think that the first release of Magia have that be like Madriva.
Modifications can be implemented in future releases.

Adjamilton Júnior

2010/9/26 Kristoffer Grundström <kristoffer.grundstrom1983 at gmail.com>

>  Why not create a new format with the best of both worlds (if possible)?
> .mageia ?
> Hoyt Duff skrev 2010-09-26 19:44:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 7:13 AM, RAVI KUMAR BALASUBRAMANIAM<ravikumar17jan at gmail.com> <ravikumar17jan at gmail.com> wrote:
>  only thing i hate about mandriva is its rpm based packages
> i prefer apt and deb personally
>   I can understand a personal preference, but why do you believe that
> deb is superior to rpm? Given that Mandriva is already rpm-based, what
> benefit could be derived from abandoning the existing build system and
> urpmi?
> >From everything I have read, neither system has a clear advantage over
> the other, and the end result of using either is essentially the same.
> I don't believe that changing to a deb-based system would provide any
> significant benefit to justify the expense in terms of re-training
> devs and  creating a new build system.
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