Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Jan 2007 21:33 UTC, submitted by twenex
Linux For independent software vendors, one of the major problems in supporting GNU/Linux is the variety of package management systems. However, if the Free Standards Group has its way, the next version of the Linux Standard Base will solve that problem by providing an application programming interface that acts as a bridge between the major package systems and software installers. Ian Murdock, CTO of the Free Standards Group, says the solution could be included in the most widely used distributions by early 2008.
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This can't work
by bhearsum on Fri 19th Jan 2007 22:09 UTC
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This can't work without distribution co-operation.

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