RPM roadmapping

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Sun Jul 29 09:41:24 UTC 2007

On 28.07.2007 20:50, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Panu Matilainen wrote:
>> I know I'm opening up Pandoras box here but what the heck, it's Friday 
>> and I'm feeling slightly bored...
>> With RPM fresh out and 4.4.x branched off to maintenance mode, 
>> time to start looking forward to next major release. While the focus 
>> will be largely in cleaning up and streamlining the codebase, it can't 
>> realistically be all about just that
> User (as opposed to administrator) installs in their home directories. I 
> could run say Mozilla Firefox extracted from a tarball but having a 
> similar capability in RPM itself would be nice. [...]

+1 -- I think that's something that would be really nice to have. But
it's likely a "to big" project/idea for now, but maybe something people
  could keep in mind when designing next generation's rpm, so maybe it's
then possible a bit easier with a later generation of rpm.

Just my 2 cent (¹)


(¹) -- I get yelled at by my girlfirends now and then when I install
some experimental stuff for tests on the machine she uses and break her
Firefox/Thunderbird/whatever accidentally without noticing...

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