is LFS LSB compliant?
matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Oct 8 02:12:45 PDT 2005
Jaqui Greenlees wrote:
>>Ken Moffat wrote:
>>>LSB - no. The LSB is for providers of binary
>>>software, among other things it mandates RPM as a package manager,
> really? I never saw a package manager requirement in
>>>version of the LSB, but most people don't think
>>>that is worthwhile.
> only because most people don't think standardising the
> core is a good idea, they want to break comatability
> between distros. just to follow in ms' footsteps and
> lock customers into using thier branded versions
But when one has the source available to the package you require, the
value of binary compatibility significantly decreases, IMO. If your
distro doesn't have a package available in binary form, one just grabs
the source and compiles it (or asks someone else to). The point is,
you're not at the mercy of your OS vendor or anyone else - you're *free*
to achieve pretty much whatever you want to.
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