Did i just made the fastest dependency checker in the world? (198 packages in 1.5 seconds)
otto_rey at yahoo.com.ar
Wed Apr 11 14:03:49 UTC 2007
Is there any "spec" or "documentation" of version checking and dependency checking?
IMHO to change, add features or reimplement existing tools or projects. we need documentation, like developer-readables-mini-rfc's
Read source code to extract logic will produce mistake's , specially with different languages.
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De: Matthias Saou <thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net>
Para: fedora-devel-list at redhat.com
Enviado: miércoles 11 de abril de 2007, 7:40:40
Asunto: Re: Did i just made the fastest dependency checker in the world? (198 packages in 1.5 seconds)
Mark wrote :
> some more info on the versions like how they are calculated
> and in which case would be helpfull.. or a link to the file
> that i need to look through
Someone already answered that one, I'm afraid : The rpm source code.
You can speculate all you want on "replacement" methods to compare
versions, but chances you'll get it right are near zero... unless you
use the exact same algorithm (and trick and hacks?) than rpm itself.
Clean custom Red Hat Linux rpm packages : http://freshrpms.net/
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