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A call for votes in the Debian init system discussion

A call for votes in the Debian init system discussion

Posted Jan 28, 2014 17:38 UTC (Tue) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
In reply to: A call for votes in the Debian init system discussion by HelloWorld
Parent article: A call for votes in the Debian init system discussion

> Yes, there's the alien tool for debian. But it's widely perceived as a hack and nobody like to use it.

If you look Debian does have RPM tool and can 'natively' install RPMs.

Since most of these third party rpms install to /opt like they are supposed to do there is usually no conflict.


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A call for votes in the Debian init system discussion

Posted Jan 29, 2014 6:02 UTC (Wed) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501) [Link]

But it means that it would not identify file conflict with packages installed there as deb.


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