RPM Guide and RPM Max

John J. McDonough wb8rcr at arrl.net
Fri Jul 10 14:14:23 UTC 2009

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Panu Matilainen" <pmatilai at redhat.com>
To: "Florian Festi" <ffesti at redhat.com>
Cc: "John J. McDonough" <wb8rcr at arrl.net>; "For participants of the 
Documentation Project" <fedora-docs-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 9:33 AM
Subject: Re: RPM Guide and RPM Max

> Indeed, there's little point in wasting scarce resources on trying to keep 
> two books up to date, better concentrate on just one. The RPM Guide is far 
> far closer to being up-to-date than Max-RPM which *should* mean it's far 
> easier to update to match current RPM versions.

I think the question that needs to be asked is how much value does Maximum 
RPM add, and is it appropriate or necessary to include that in the RPM 
Guide.  I haven't studied either well enough to be in a position to even 
offer an opinion.

But, that is additional fodder for the discussion.


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