deb vs. rpm vs. gem
Posted Mar 11, 2004 3:41 UTC (Thu) by flewellyn
In reply to: deb vs. rpm vs. gem
Parent article: Rock Linux 2.0 released
How about this?
3) A build system which sits above the package level and manages dependencies for the distribution. THis is kind of what Gentoo does with Portage. The "packages" themselves are just tarballs; dependencies are tracked by the ebuild scripts for each package, which also take care of details such as patching and building the package.
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