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Re: Are rpm and rpm5 two different projects?

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Mon 25 May 2009 - 17:56:27 CEST
Message-id: <6217F824-DA40-4DF0-9BFC-A7725D60F546@mac.com>

On May 25, 2009, at 10:41 AM, spam.spam.spam.spam@free.fr wrote:

> Hello,
> Before I used 'rpm' project for my operating system : http://rpm.org/
> Today, I find 'rpm5' project : http://rpm5.org/
> I prefer it because the configure script in the sources allows more  
> things to
> disable...
> The last release for 'rpm' is : 4.7.0
> The last releade for 'rpm5' is : 5.1
> Are rpm and rpm5 two different projects?

Yes, different projects with different goals.

The common source reference point was rpm-4.4.2 about 3-4 years ago,  
the code base @rpm5.org forked away from rpm.org years before that.

73 de Jeff
Received on Mon May 25 17:57:24 2009
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