[ITP] Questions

Tim O'Callaghan timo@dspsrv.com
Fri Nov 18 15:48:00 GMT 2005

On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 10:05:07AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 03:14:59PM +0100, Tim O'Callaghan wrote:
> >I was thinking about the current distro method, its probably a stupid
> >question, but i was wondering why don't you support, or have tools to
> >convert rpm/dpkg type build packages?  Cygwin seems to have native rpm
> >& dpkg tools and most source packages have a 'dist' type target...
> There's no mystery here.  We're all just mean SOBs who like to make
> things as hard as possible for people.  

I thought as much.

> What other reason could there be
> for the lack of existence of something in a free software project?

Lack of someone bothered enough by the problem to do anything about it, is the
usual reason ;)

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-- Winston Churchill

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