Re: Guess who's right behind Ubuntu at Distrowatch

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Tom Horsley wrote:
>>> ... And they use deb-packages - there's no yum.
> They guys who have to actually package up our software at work
> consider that an advantage. From the practical complications
> involved in packaging, they say deb packages are infinitely easier
> to understand and generate than rpms.

That's simply opinion, just as I feel that packaging rpms is
infinitely easier than packaging debs.  I've done a bit of both and I
would take a single spec file anyday over the much higher number of
files involved in created anything more than a dirt-simple deb
package. :)

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