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Re: damaged headers are due to FILESTATES RPM_CHAR_TYPE

From: Alexey Tourbin <at@altlinux.ru>
Date: Wed 27 Aug 2008 - 19:36:29 CEST
Message-ID: <20080827173629.GP6477@altlinux.org>
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 12:55:06PM -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> >This apparently means that rpm5 is not that widely used.
> >Perhaps you should call for yet more major distributions.
> 
> I'd agree that rpm5 is not widely used on "legacy" distributions.

Face it, people use what they give them, and they give them something
about rpm-4.4.2+.

> I'm more interested in best possible engineering than with
> widest possible usage atm for rpm-5.x. Better engineering
> will eventually be adopted is my guess, and I most definitely
> do not want the burden of support for rpm everywhere, I'm
> just one guy who wants his life back.

(aside) You seem to use colloquial English which is not always easy
to grasp.  What "one guy who wants his life back" is supposed to mean
with respect to rpm5.org?

Anyway, perhaps you should try to persuade SuSE guys that rpm5 is
beneficial for them.  That could be a big win.


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