| Well, SuSE RPMs, IIRC, are built for a specific SuSE distribution and go
| in a specific place (according to where SuSE puts things). Red Hat RPMs
| may install, but more likely would fail on dependencies or install in
| the "wrong" place.
With much sarcasm I ask: doesn't the FSSTND cover this sort of
It seems as though tar.gz (or whatever compression may be
optimal) remains as the best choice for developers, with
distributions fighting for differentiation based on time to
..rpm (or .deb, or whatever) and admins that can, er, go to the
source (or use rpm2cpio) acquire MIS gold stars.
Privacy on the net is still illegal.