Packaging idea (Re: What next?)

Mike Hearn mike at
Thu Jun 2 06:30:12 UTC 2005

On Wed, 01 Jun 2005 23:01:14 -0400, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> Having a super-package like a .fap or a .fab would allow vendors to
> package things for multiple distributions by simply providing multiple
> .repo files, with yum receiving the appropriate one.

Well, distros other than Fedora don't use yum. But apart from that you
very nearly described autopackage, except that autopackage exists and is
being used right now:

FlyingCows is very much the sort of thing it was built for.

thanks -mike

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