[nSLUG] Looking for Tripwire Subject Matter Expert

Jon me at jonwatson.ca
Fri Nov 2 12:02:10 ADT 2007


Ok, well if anyone is interested in actually doing the work rather than
pontification about it, I'd be interested in hearing.

Jon


On 11/2/07, Stephen Gregory <nslug at kernelpanic.ca> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 09:41:50AM -0400, Joe Dunn wrote:
> >
> > If you go with a tarball your just going against the whole idea of using
> a
> > system with package management.
>
> I agree with Joe. You should use an rpm instead of a tar file. I
> recently started making deb files for my internal packages. In the
> past I used tar files because I thought it was easier. It turns out
> that building a deb is pretty easy once you figure out how to do it. I
> suspect that building and rpm would be just as easy. In the short term
> the packaged rpm/deb offers little benefit. But in the long term it
> makes it easier to update or modify what is installed.
>
> --
> sg
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