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

Ray Rashif schivmeister at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 05:40:08 EDT 2008

IMHO that isn't enough of a warrant for it to be in [community]. If we want
to take into consideration such a reasoning, then akin to what danimoth
mentioned, we should see a few other tools in the repo too. Furthermore, 27
and 33 only barely pass as "popular".

Well in any case, if a TU wants, he gets.

On 06/04/2008, RedShift <redshift at pandora.be> wrote:
> 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.
> Glenn
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