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: Honk! Honk!
by Googol on Sun 6th Jan 2008 13:29 UTC in reply to "Honk! Honk!"
Googol
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2006-11-24

Since Linus forked it ;)

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RE[2]: Honk! Honk!
by superman on Sun 6th Jan 2008 14:07 in reply to "RE: Honk! Honk!"
superman Member since:
2006-08-01

> Since Linus forked it ;)

Linus did not fork it. See SCO.

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RE[3]: Honk! Honk!
by Nossie on Sun 6th Jan 2008 14:33 in reply to "RE[2]: Honk! Honk!"
Nossie Member since:
2007-07-31

You know it's nice that Novell won and all... but now that Novell owns SCOs intellectual property.... is there really anything left worth owning?

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RE[2]: Honk! Honk!
by boblowski on Mon 7th Jan 2008 00:10 in reply to "RE: Honk! Honk!"
boblowski Member since:
2007-07-23

Since Linus forked it ;)

I think the tongue in cheek part was missed by 1 or 2 people here. Plus 1, back to 0.

On topic: The Red Hat/Fedora/SuSE/Mandriva kind of RPM has never failed us. I am not sure if I fully understand the benefits of this RPM5, but if it adds something, why not?

Cheers.

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RE[3]: Honk! Honk!
by n3npq on Tue 8th Jan 2008 18:19 in reply to "RE[2]: Honk! Honk!"
n3npq Member since:
2008-01-07

For details of what rpm-5.0 adds, try reading the rationale
for adoption of rpm-5.0 by OpenPKG at

http://trainofthoughts.org/blog/2008/01/06/rpm5-vs-rpm/

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