On Feb 6, 2008, at 11:59 AM, Stefan Westmeier wrote:
> As all my packages will have Project and Branch, I will try this
> out later.
> But Thx!!
> Now rpm -qa reports the correct names.
> Still messages from rpm -i will report:
> Preparing packages for installation...
> Anything I can do about this?
Nothing you can do, but it would not be hard to
add a macro to differentiate the internal from the
external name of a "package" when displaying.
Lemme noodle a bit this week ... differentiating
internal names from display names likely needs
to happen for i18n (and encoding) reasons.
The classic example illustrating the problem is
$ rpm -qi popt | grep Name
Name : popt Relocations: (not
Should "Name:" be translated or not? Strong arguments both
for and against translating can be made.
The issue seems to be looming Yet Again, judging from this recent RFE:
(Note that I've known Goran for years, our discussion goes way way
way back ...)
Your request is really part of a much larger puzzle ...
73 de Jeff
Received on Wed Feb 6 18:10:45 2008