RHEL 5.3 and rpmdevtools
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sun Dec 28 11:15:52 UTC 2008
On Saturday 27 December 2008, Jon Stanley wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 4:44 PM, Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> wrote:
> > That's what I'd do for a usual less crucial update, but in this case, as
> > mentioned in bug 466939, having an old rpmdevtools release installed will
> > break/prevent upgrading to 5.3 if the new one is not available.
> How about we simply apply the patch that Panu suggested in the current
> version so the conflict is gone (i.e. identical md5sum between RHEL
> rpm-build and EPEL rpmdevtools), and wait to push this new version
> until after 5.3.
Yeah, on a 2nd thought, this is probably be the best approach. I'll look into
it. Differing timestamps on multiply owned files don't cause conflicts, they
just show up in "rpm -V" output, right?
> What else has changed?
Over 2 years of bug fixes and enhancements, too much to list here. But it's
roughly  what's in %changelog between Oct 25 2006 and today in
 Some changes that aren't "backwards compatible enough" and thus
inappropriate for EL have been omitted, and some additional backwards compat
things have been added.
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