[Lf_desktop] LSB Package API

Scott James Remnant scott at canonical.com
Mon Jun 23 14:14:29 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-06-21 at 14:57 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

> Le samedi 21 juin 2008 à 13:20 +0200, Yaakov Nemoy a écrit :
> > How is this different than PackageKit?  
> It would make possible for ISVs to create packages in a non-native
> packaging format, so they don't have to care about the format each
> distro uses, or about understanding each distro dependency checks, or
> generally speaking wasting time and money on integration and QA.
My general feeling, having spoken to lots of ISVs, is that they don't
actually _want_ this.

In order to support their customers, they're well aware that they have
to target particular distributions and versions - and they're quite
happy working and certifying particular vendors individually.

Scott James Remnant
scott at canonical.com
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