From: Ronan Waide (waider at domain waider.ie)
Date: Tue 09 Apr 2002 - 14:39:16 IST
On April 9, kenn at domain bluetree.ie said:
> How about:
> Axiom: RPM file names contain a package name (which may contain
> zero or '-') followed by '-' followed by version followed
> by '-' followed by release followed by .arch.rpm (where
> "arch" may be "src")
It's a nice axiom, I'll give you that. Spend a little time digging in
the contrib directories, however, and you may find it breaks. Not
saying you will, just saying you may.
On April 9, murtaghn at domain tcd.ie said:
> Mandrake have a hdlist.cz file which contains the headers of all the RPMS.
> Unfortunately they make no effort to minimize bandwidth usage by providing
> diffs against the original that ships with the distro. Which would be quite
RedHat provide the headers as part of their up2date tool. Still, I
think the updateme.pl script I hurled coped with most of what I threw
at it, although the version comparison in the cleanup.pl script is far
Waider. And now to the expo.
-- waider at domain waider.ie / Yes, it /is/ very personal of me. "Confusion is not bad, it just has a somewhat undeserved negative reputation." - James Coleman
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