Subject: Re: linux_libs pkg
To: Soren S. Jorvang <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/09/1998 13:29:35
On Fri, Oct 09, 1998 at 01:20:50PM +0200, Soren S. Jorvang wrote:
> No flame-war intended. (I didn't even foresee one, assumning
> that Linux distributions woulndn't be too hot a topic on this list.)
Too late, we'll definitely get one.
> I remember something about Debian having a reasonable, BSD-like
> build-from-source system for their packages. That might be
> interesting for, say, building the compatibility libraries
> from source using the cross/*linux* packages.
Debian uses a non standard distribution format, they seem to favour featurism
over stability and they compile weird pathnames into their binaries.
> I have no experience whatsoever with SuSE. Please educate me.
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