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To Summarize...

RPM was written by developers for developers. It makes building packages as easy as possible, even if the software being packaged hasn't been developed in-house. In addition, RPM presents some significant advantages to users, thereby reducing support needs.

In the next chapter, we'll introduce the basic concepts of package building with RPM.

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