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

JJDaNiMoTh jjdanimoth at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 09:42:06 EDT 2008

On Sun, 06 Apr 2008 12:12:02 +0100
Neil Darlow <neil at darlow.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> Allan McRae wrote:
> > Well, I seem to have a fairly negative reaction on average so far...
> Perhaps pragmatic would be a better assessment.
> > 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.
> But while they're not in Community, they are labelled Unsupported. I'm 
> just thinking of the potential for breakage that can occur when people 
> start mixing packages from foreign distributions with those of Arch and 
> start complaining when it doesn't work.
> You can always use the "Not Supported" card but if they're in Community 
> then there is the suggestion that these mechanisms are supported.

Fully agree here...

JJDaNiMoTh - ArchLinux Trusted User
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