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

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 05:11:54 EDT 2008

2008/4/6, RedShift <redshift at pandora.be>:
> 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...
>  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.

I think they shouldn't be in community for reasons similar to why
qpkg/aurbuild/yaourt are not in community.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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