RedHat/SaMBa package distribution hassles.

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Thu Feb 21 15:32:12 GMT 2002

On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 12:08:32PM +1300, Jason Haar wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 04:12:09PM -0500, Max TenEyck Woodbury wrote:
> > OK, then call it something else. By mentioning a Red Hat distribution
> > explicitly, the implication is that it meshes with that distribution
> > easily. 

> He's got a point there...

> What about replacing references to packaging/RedHat/ with packaging/RPM
> instead? That way it's "just an rpm" instead of a Redhat one...

> [BTW I prefer the single RPM model myself ;-)]

That's fine for SRPMS, but a binary RPM has binary dependencies -- the
ones marked as 'RedHat' have been built and tested against RedHat 
systems specifically.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer
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