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DebianPlanet: Mozilla 0.9.1 Makes It Into Debian, What's the Difference Between .debs and .rpms?

Jun 15, 2001, 13:43 (42 Talkback[s])


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DebianPlanet reports that the steps needed to move Mozilla 0.9.1 into Debian in some form or another have been taken and the package now resides in the non-US archives of the distribution pending a determination of the legal status of distributing the version with crypto intact. There's also an interesting discussion on what the real difference is between .debs and .rpms -- an issue near and dear to the hearts of Debianites as noise builds in favor of standardizing around RPM.

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