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Re: Project "RPM Spec file creation guidelines"

From: Eric MSP Veith <eveith@wwweb-library.net>
Date: Thu 25 Dec 2008 - 20:45:10 CET
Message-Id: <200812252045.14041.eveith@wwweb-library.net>
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On Thursday 25 December 2008, Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com> wrote:
> Creating "good, nice-looking spec files" is hardly related to
> the primary goal for package management which is
> 	Delivering content to user file systems reliably.

I was refering to Anders' comment:

> There is a dire need for an updated book on RPM Packaging, something
> that seems to happen every 5 years or so. (e.g. Max RPM and RPM Guide)
> 
> But if you have ideas, do bring them up here or on the rpm-devel list -
> maybe they would be useful for everyone and could be included upstream ?

I just thought that there's a need for RPM packaging documentation, for a 
collection of "best practice" guidelines. If rpm5.org and the RPM ML is the 
wrong place for this, I'll just post them somewhere else. :-)

		-- Eric
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