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    Re: Standard package format according to LSB 1.0.0 (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, July 14 @ 19:19:24 BST

    What makes Debian work well is not the DEB format, it’s the fact that people take a lot of time packaging stuff, maintaining it, and adding it to a big database. RPM can support that just fine. If Debian switched to apt/RPM, most people would probably not notice any difference.

    RPM packages usually check file-based dependencies rather than prerequisites. This makes it much easier to create packages that live outside the main distribution. That may not be such a good idea for some packages, but for third party apps, it’s what you want.


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