from the real-men-use-tarballs dept.
rafa asks: "Red Hat has recently upgraded their RPM system from the 3.x to 4.0 in the the Red Hat 7.0 distribution. The RPM Web site hasn't been upgraded since sometime in 1999. What has changed since RPM 3? What improvements have been made, and why did they chose to break compatability?"
"Love your country but never trust its government."
-- from a hand-painted road sign in central Pennsylvania