RPM roadmapping

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Sat Jul 28 01:48:52 UTC 2007

On 07/28/2007 04:41 AM, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> On 7/27/07, Mike Chambers <mike at miketc.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 15:40 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
>>> Not everybody is on rpm-maint list and we'd like to hear the wishes of
>>> (Fedora) developers/packagers too. So: what have you always wanted to do
>>> with rpm, but wasn't able to? Or the other way around: what you always
>>> wished rpm would do for you? What always annoyed you out of your mind?
>> I don't know if this can be done now, or if at all, and I am not a
>> developer or even really a packager, so this may be something way out in
>> left field.
>> BUT, upon saying all that, is there a way to create, make, or use some
>> sort of restore point, to get rpm back in shape if a library or
>> something gets out of wack?
> I'm wonder if rpm could rpm -e back to a certain point, then rpm -i
> --force all lib packages
A --repackage option exists for a very log time. Life saver, sometimes...

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