[aur-general] Should I bring rpm/dkpg to community

RedShift redshift at pandora.be
Sun Apr 6 05:01:57 EDT 2008

Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi TU's,
> I was wondering what peoples opinions are about putting rpm/dpkg in 
> [community].  They both have a descent number of votes (27 & 33) so 
> people obviously find them useful.  Does anyone have objections about 
> their "unArchness" (it is a real word, honest!)?  It is what has stopped 
> me moving dpkg so far...
> Allan

As far as I am concerned, rpm, dpkg, etc... are just pieces of software. I see no reason why they shouldn't be included in community. It would even be an advantage, you could install distributions that use dpkg or rpm from Arch Linux.


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