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Re: Which one is better Ubuntu Or Fedora 9



On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 12:23 PM, Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:57 AM, Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 8:28 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
>>>> Overall the big win with ubuntu is that they've managed to get most of the
>>>> packages you are likely to ever want into a set of pre-configured
>>>> repositories that are generally consistent with each other.  With RPM based
>>>> systems you'll end up having to track down an assortment of 3rd party
>>>> repositories that are not consistent so you'll end up with install conflicts
>>>> or having to maintain different applications on different machines to
>>>> isolate them.
>>>
>>> This is in my view the deal breaker in an enterprise setting.
>>>
>>> ~af
>>
>> And also has nothing to do with RPM itself.
>
> Ultimately not. RPM is just a tool that goes out to get packages from
> a predefined
> location. Whether it finds or not what is looking for... that's another store.

You must mean yum.

> Let's just say that Ubuntu tries to ease the pain.

More package maintainers, laxer packing rules. That's all.


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