radical suggestion for fc4 release

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Tue Feb 1 05:01:26 UTC 2005

On Feb  1, 2005, seth vidal <skvidal at phy.duke.edu> wrote:

>> And if the metadata generator could somehow easily extract the
>> changelog from the srpm and provide it in a separately-downloadable
>> file, we could still have a simple command-line tool to get to the
>> same info.

> Well it does.

> other.xml.gz is all changelog information right now.

Right.  Because this info is in the rpms and the srpms headers.  If it
was removed from them, as suggested in the e-mail upthread I responded
to, even in the portion I quoted in my e-mail, createrepo would need
changes to get the data from elsewhere.

/me hands seth a pair of glasses :-)

Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
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