[linux-elitists] [RANT] Debian the Elitist Distribution?

Mike MacCana mikem@cyber.com.au
Sun Feb 15 18:37:44 PST 2004


On Sun, 15 Feb 2004, Jim Richardson wrote:

> While I prefer .deb over .rpm. There are some things that RPM does
> better, gpg signing packages for one, and building from srpms is a
> easier than building from src .debs in my experience. I also find it
> easier to create .rpm rather than .deb packages, but I prefer ti use
> .deb because on balance, I far prefer Debian's package managing system
> over the rpm based ones.

You prefer because you prefer it? More detail please...

Mike




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