[th] rpm.spec - packaging problem

Jeff Johnson n3npq at mac.com
Fri Nov 9 15:18:44 CET 2007

On Nov 9, 2007, at 9:13 AM, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:

> On Friday 09 of November 2007, Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
>> Last year rpm switched the /etc/rpm/sysinfo syntax. Now it expects
>> /etc/rpm/sysinfo to be a directory with following files inside:
> Not "expects". It simply supports both schemas.
>> Therefore I propose fixing the packaging to adapt the new upstream  
>> format.
> Go for it :-)

But be prepared for the next generalization (and levels of  
when I get around to using YAML instead of the /etc/rpm/sysinfo file  
or directory tree (currently).

What I'd like to see is a seamless representation where the YAML  
or the directory hierarchy can be used interchangeably for carrying  
wads of metadata organized in a hierarchical fashion.

73 de Jeff

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