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Re: [CVS] RPM: rpm-5_4: rpm/scripts/ vpkg-provides2.sh

From: devzero2000 <pinto.elia@gmail.com>
Date: Thu 02 Apr 2015 - 23:29:58 CEST
Message-ID: <CAH5b-BVBM06g2K0HsRCLUKJYJP_WaozcVKQHotUgSWARWLgApQ@mail.gmail.com>
Il 02/Apr/2015 18:43 "Jeffrey Johnson" <n3npq@me.com> ha scritto:
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> On Apr 2, 2015, at 12:11 PM, devzero2000 wrote:
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>> Il 02/Apr/2015 17:39 "Jeffrey Johnson" <n3npq@me.com> ha scritto:
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>> > Um ... was there actually a problem being solved here?
>> >
>> > Some of these scripts (like rpm2cpio.sh) are vitally
>> > important and have been posted publicly like here
>> >
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18787375/how-do-i-extract-the-contents-of-an-rpm/25986787#25986787
>> > and integrated into other projects. The syntax change is
>> > highly intrusive to using diff to see what has changed.
>> >
>> > *shrug* Many of these scripts haven't been used in years.
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>> Ciao jbj
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>> The aim is to modernize a little these shells. The comment should be
clear. The change  is trivial, but a further check is certainly necessary (
some incompatibility is possible ) .
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> Please describe "modernize" a bit.

Here a possible interpretation

http://mywiki.wooledge.org/BashFAQ/082

> I certainly know several useful (but thankless) changes needed with the
scriptie in rpm:
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> 1) standardize/regularize on "foodeps -P|-R" instead of ancient/hoary
foo-prov/foo-req
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> 2) resurrect v_pkg to fully automate and simplify the provides/verify of
a non-rpm vendor OS
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> 3) write shell/perl to verify the MD5 sum of header+payload without rpm
installed (like rpm2cpio.sh)

Ok. Todo. It was just a way to start again , maybe not so useful .

Free to Revert. No.problem.

Best regards
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> hth
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> 73 de Jeff
>
Received on Thu Apr 2 23:30:00 2015
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