RPM -- plans, goals, etc.
Posted Dec 16, 2006 23:14 UTC (Sat) by seyman
In reply to: RPM -- plans, goals, etc.
Parent article: RPM -- plans, goals, etc.
> In the debian world you have to explicitly allow the possibility for
> various versions of the same tool to be installed, where it makes sense.
In the debian world, the package naming conventions demand you add the most significent version number to certain package names.
This is a hack in order to work around said feature so I'ld be wary of changing rpm's behaviour to match dpkg's
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