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Re: relocatable packages ?



On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 23:31 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Is there an example of rpm packaged as a relocatable rpm in fedora core or
> extras ? Is there a consensus against or for relocatable packages ?  
> 
> I have seen nothing about that in the fedora wiki, especially in the
> Packaging Guidelines where it could have been, and relocatable doesn't give
> any result on the mailing list.

If they are not already then relocatable packages should be
discouraged/condemned in fedora extras.

1. there's no way to specify the relocation path with any of the tools
except for rpm.
2. there's no point in complicating EVERYTHING with relocation

-sv



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