In regard to: Re: Help: Installing RPM on Solaris 8, Eliyahu Skoczylas said...:
> Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> On Apr 9, 2008, at 3:33 PM, Eliyahu Skoczylas wrote:
>>> 4.4.9 would best keep us in sync with the CentOS version 4.3.3 that another
>>> team member has started playing with, and should be most interoperable in
>>> terms of of .spec files.
>> Not true. There are already significant changes in rpm-4.4.9 that
>> are very different than rpm-4.3.3.
> I was under the (perhaps mistaken) impression that if the Linux team wrote
> .spec files that ran under 4.3.3 / Linux that they should run pretty well
> under 4.4.9 / Solaris.
If you write your spec files to work with rpm 4.3.3, rpm 4.4.9 shouldn't
have any problem with them. Neither should 5.0.3. It would be more of
a problem to write your spec files for 5.0.3 and then try use them with
If it would help, I can try figure out all the software I had to install
before I got rpm 4.4.9 to build. The list is longer for Solaris 8 than
it was for Solaris 10. I was just operating under the assumption that
the list was fairly well documented in 5.0.3.
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Received on Wed Apr 9 23:19:42 2008