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Re: rpm on OSX Lion

From: Henri Gomez <henri.gomez@gmail.com>
Date: Mon 26 Mar 2012 - 22:57:48 CEST
Message-Id: <5239DFBD-D726-4845-B42C-79A2DC7DFE27@gmail.com>
If MacPorts could provide a RPM based distribution, may be need for recreating a new distribution may be less urgent. 

Better if they push dependencies in ... RPMs. 

MacPorts team did a tremendous works and duplicating effort may not be mandatory. 

About RPM on MacPorts, could it be updated to 5.4.7 ?

Le 26 mars 2012 à 20:17, Anders F Björklund <afb@rpm5.org> a écrit :

> Jeffrey Johnson:
>>> [...]
>>> The .src.rpm format is somewhat troublesome to port, but bundled
>>> rpm2cpio.sh and extracted the tarball in a post-extract {} step.
>> [...]
>> But if it gets to be too big a hassle, I'll pop out the tar ball and included
>> detached signature whenever you wish.
> Basically it's only troublesome because there is no built-in support
> for the .src.rpm format, while there is for the .tar.gz. format...
> But it was not a big deal to add it, to the "extract" phase:
> extract.suffix          .src.rpm
> extract.cmd             ${filespath}/rpm2cpio.sh
> extract.pre_args        ""
> extract.post_args       "| cpio -dvim"
> post-extract {
>        system -W ${workpath} "${portutil::autoconf::tar_command} -xzf rpm-${version}.tar.gz"
> }
> So for MacPorts it can remain in that format, if you prefer.
> --anders______________________________________________________________________
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