On Nov 7, 2009, at 5:33 PM, R P Herrold wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Nov 2009, Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> OK. Please note that distributing patches, while a perfectly common
>> and useful methodolgy, is fundamentally at odds with RPM's original
>> design goals:
>> Virgin sources, with patches applied, built reproducibly.
> From the crypt (rpm-list from years past):
> On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> FWIW, there are 2 big lies in rpm:
>> 1) reproducible builds.
>> #1 is true iff one knows how to set up a build environment.
I see you've omitted the other Big Lie in RPM.
The goal of
Transactionally Protected Package Management
should make rpm (even if not yet rpmbuild) an honest
program again ;-)
73 de Jeff
Received on Sun Nov 8 04:01:58 2009