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RPM 5: A Fork in The Linux Packaging?

Jan 09, 2008, 17:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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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 fork.

"'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...'"

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