RedHat/SaMBa package distribution hassles.
Max TenEyck Woodbury
mtew at cds.duke.edu
Thu Feb 21 14:03:08 GMT 2002
David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Max TenEyck Woodbury wrote:
>> However, If you put out a package that is supposed to be a drop in
>> replacement for the Red Hat package(s), you will get fewer complains
>> if it has the same structure as the Red Hat package(s).
> Er, it isn't supposed to be...
OK, then call it something else. By mentioning a Red Hat distribution
explicitly, the implication is that it meshes with that distribution
> This is the same problem as repackaging samba
> for solaris with i's layout-standard peculiarities,
> for AIX, for SGI and so on: the degree to which
> volunteers are available limits both the number
> of ports and the number of minor variants.
OK. That's why I mentioned that I'd built such a beast, how, and
where I was in the testing process. I don't have solaris, AIX
or SGI so I can't help with those.
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