[Fedora-packaging] --excludedocs and packaging guidelines?

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Tue Mar 11 20:30:10 UTC 2008

Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Hans de Goede (j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl) said: 
>>> ...and a similar one that does install-info --delete for removing it.
>> If we start introducing macro's for common scriplets (which I'm in favor 
>> of) can we then please check how they are called in suse / mandrake and try 
>> to use the same names to make spec file sharing easier?
> If we're going to *that* much effort, why not just instrument RPM or yum
> to do this sort of thing automatically?

For certain stuff:

Teaching rpm todo this would actually be a very good idea, esp. because it also 
will be a huge performance win, since these caches then only need to be updated 
once in a 20 package install instead of doing the update once for every package.



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