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On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 08:08:30PM -0500, Kevin Lacquement wrote:
> Of course, to make proprietary apps happy, Gentoo would also need to be
> LSB-compliant. And _that_ requires supporting RPMs, which I don't think we
> want to do (see the GWN from April 1).
The LSB states that the distribution must support RPMs, but it doesn't say
how. You don't have to have an rpm-based distribution, you can very well have
a conversion that creates ebuilds from an RPM.
The only problem you would have are dependencies, and the LSB clearly defines
what dependencies are allowed in LSB-RPMs.
^__^ And Larry saw that it was Good.
(oo) Sven Vermeulen
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