lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1999]   [Jan]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: Article: IBM wants to "clean up the license" of Linux
Date
> But Debian probably just did it that way to look like System V, and
> you can think of the Slackware files as a creative simplification of
> the System V rigmarole.

The FSSTND, Debian,Red Hat, SuSE etc follow the System 5 tradition, there
is a script for each program. That makes package management a lot simpler
because you can add/delete files with a fair amount of control compared to
making installers edit rc.M (memories of programs patching autoexec.bat).

Th Slackware style rc files come from the older SunOS/BSD tradition.

Alan


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:49    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site