RFC: Soname in rpm name

Jeff Johnson n3npq at nc.rr.com
Thu Jan 27 14:17:36 UTC 2005

Harald Hoyer wrote:

> Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> And there's no need for the *.spec churn and the marker in dependencies:
>>    rpm -qa 'classdict=*shared object*'
>> 73 de Jeff
> which fails on RHEL4 printing PIE packages also...

which is a data problem, maintaining magic with the latest and greatest 
rules, so
that the appropriate rules are used and included in metadata when 
packages are built.

       file your-favorite-PIE-executable
rpm gets the same answer as file, for exactly the same reasons.

Patches cheerfully accepted!

73 de Jeff

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