Re: Softwares sugestion

In message <>, T
im Moore writes:
| But why would this be better than a package management system? As far as I

Tarballs work everywhere.  For example, Solaris hasn't the faintest idea what 
to do with a .deb, and RPM ends up being more trouble than it's worth since it 
doesn't know what is in Solaris's own package management database, so GNOME 
front ends for either format would be pretty useless.  And having a different 
format for every system is ridiculous (I have to manage 5 kinds of systems, 
and not one will read any other's packages; but a tarball works on all of 

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