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

Allan McRae mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Sun Apr 6 06:55:45 EDT 2008

Allan McRae wrote:
> 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...

Well, I seem to have a fairly negative reaction on average so far...

I just want to point out that if a user wants to install a rpm/deb 
package, all the tools are in extra/community already.  These packages 
would make it slightly easier to install them but also give the ability 
to create these package formats which is why I grabbed dpkg in the first 


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