some minor Core pruning
rc040203 at freenet.de
Tue Jun 13 10:16:40 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 10:17 +0200, Jindrich Novy wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 10:08 +0200, Ludek Smid wrote:
> > Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > > Library + binary packages required by nothing (could be killed, or moved):
> > > xdelta
> > I have nothing against removing xdelta from core, but as far as I know,
> > it's only package providing binary diff feature.
> > The source code of xdelta is no longer maintained by upstream. Maybe we
> > can replace it by another utility. Suggestions?
> bsdiff which is now in Extras could be a good replacement candidate IMO.
> The question is whether the bindiff functionality is needed in Core at
> all since no Core app explicitly requires binary diffing (for now).
It could be useful for rpmbuild (Imagine patching binary images) or ...
... (pronouncing the unspeakable) to support xdelta rpms ;)
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