Changing the rpm default queryformat to include arch
jspaleta at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 18:44:20 UTC 2007
On Nov 27, 2007 9:32 AM, Jima <jima at beer.tclug.org> wrote:
> I wasn't dismissing your suggestion out of hand. (Sorry, I should have
> been clearer.) I'd advocate for a different separator if possible, though
> (_ maybe?). - is a bit heavily used, appearing in the %name (as many as 5
> times!), and as a separator between %name, %version, and %release.
> Occasionally, with numbers in %name, it can take a moment to tell where
> %name ends and %version begins. :-)
> Fortunately, the really unreadable RPM filenames I have an issue with
> aren't in Fedora.
Honestly since - is overused already, its not going to hurt legibility
anymore by reusing it again. If we were going to enforce legibility
we would have a specific character designated as a field separator and
forbid it to be used in any tag field.
Doesn't the extended ascii character set include a smiley face up in
the table near the end? We could use that.. or maybe we could use the
ascii 1/2 character as the field seperator
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