Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 6th Jan 2008 07:41 UTC, submitted by Sabz
General Development After seven months of comprehensive development, the popular Unix software packaging tool RPM Package Manager (RPM) was released as stable version 5.0.0. This version builds portably on a wide variety of Unix platforms and includes initial support for XAR as a package format, among other features.
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RE: Real deal?
by lezard on Sun 6th Jan 2008 11:37 UTC in reply to "Real deal?"
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That is a good question: will Mandriva, Novell/OpenSUSE and Red Hat/Fedora use it? I'm very happy to use urpmi with rpm.

Another question, what is exactly the XAR format?

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