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Thursday, November 02, 2006
Shuttleworth: Linux distros need consistent packaging
A long, long time ago, packaging was an exciting idea. There were disputes over style and process, there was innovation. There were reasons to prefer .deb over .rpm over emerge and it ’s binary packages… Today, these differences are just a hindrance.