maemo.org Bugzilla – Bug 4195
Inaccurate linux packaging history
Last modified: 2010-05-17 16:42:42 UTC
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Gecko/2009030423 Ubuntu/8.10 (intrepid) Firefox/3.0.7
> 8.2 Packaging Basics
> Slackware was the first Linux distribution to think about developing a common
> mechanism for software distribution, and they chose to distribute software as
> binary packages
A minor nitpick, but other distributions like MCC and SLS (from which Slackware
inherited) had binary packages before Slackware existed.
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Thanks for reporting.
Fixed this by changing it to "Slackware was one of the first Linux
Good enough for me :-)
[Rearrangement of Documentation bug reports.]
Mass-moving old closed Developer Platform > Documentation tickets.
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