"EDA Installs, the Yum Way?" can this be possible ?

Chitlesh GOORAH chitlesh.goorah at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 07:53:33 UTC 2009

Hello there,

Below is a blog post of Will Partain from Verilab, he covered some
important challenges of maintaining different versions of the same
commercial software side by side. He talks about RPM and YUM and how
big EDA Vendors can benefit with the already installed system
libraries. Afterwards he points to Fedora's "alternatives system" to
default an application from several valid alternatives as a possible


There is a good example of this  "alternatives system" here:

Do you know any successful migration of commercial software deployment
to YUM/RPM? Any URLs ? I know skype and acroread are available on
their respective yum repositories.


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