"Let's say you want to write an easy-to-install program for any
Linux distribution. That's a a problem. There is no single, easy
way to install software for all versions of Linux OpenSUSE thinks
it has an answer: the openSUSE Build Service.
"The openSUSE project, the community Linux distribution
supported by Novell, announced the release of its openSUSE Build
Service 1.0 on July 7th. The first major release of the Build
Service provides developers with direct access to the code
repositories for the openSUSE Linux distribution..."