dan at acucore.com
Mon Feb 14 15:23:01 MST 2005
On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 11:34 -0700, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> How compatible are RPMs? Will an RPM listed for Suse 9.1 work with Suse
> 9.2? Or how about for 7.2?
I'm running 9.2 and found that most RPMs for 9.1 worked on 9.2 as well.
> Will an RPM made for Mandrake work for Suse? Will an RPM work on any
> system that has the same kernel version?
This depends on how the RPM is built. Some RPMs are defined generically
enough that it will build and install on multiple flavors.
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