RPM 5: A Fork in The Linux Packaging?
Jan 09, 2008, 17:30 (6 Talkback[s])
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"The newest version of the popular RPM package manager is now
out with improved performance and functionality. But there's a bit
of a catch with RPM version 5.0.
"Linux vendor Red Hat officially considers RPM 5.0 a project
"'RPM5 is a fork of RPM, and is not related to RPM.org,' Daniel
Riek, Product Manager Red Hat Enterprise Linux told
InternetNews.com. 'Neither Red Hat or Fedora are involved in RPM5,
and have no current plans to use it. Red Hat remains committed to
the main RPM.org releases and development...'"
Package Manager (RPM) Version 5.0.0 Released(Jan 07, 2008)