Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Fri Nov 2 07:22:48 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2 Nov 2007, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:

> Maybe someone can fill in the dates?
> rpm - both package management and package building functions
> rpmbuild split off from rpm - rpm still accepts build options for
> backwards compatibility, but calls rpmbuild to do the work.
> rpm no longer recognizes the build options.

i would have thought the rpm changelog would have mentioned that:

  $ rpm -q --changelog rpm

but that log simply stops back in dec of 2004.  how odd.  and i'm sure
that split was already well-established by that time.

Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA


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