A few weeks ago Bruce Byfield covered the Free Standards Group's plans for a cross-format API that may provide tools to simplify installation of software across multiple distros for ISVs. Until those tools come to fruition, though, ISVs -- and users -- will have to cope with a landscape that is less than unified, but full of interesting options.
We'll also take a look at Klik, GoboLinux's package management, the future of RPM, Zero Install, creating packages for Debian and Ubuntu, and more.
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