ntfs-3g and ntfsprogs merge

Patryk Zawadzki patrys at pld-linux.org
Thu Apr 21 11:57:10 CEST 2011

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 11:22 AM, Bartosz Taudul <wolf.pld at gmail.com> wrote:
> Maybe we should provide empty rpms for the obsoleted packages with the
> appropriate R: and some special name in release field? For example:
> ntfs-3g-1.2.3-69.packageexpired, R: ntfs3g-newshit
> Then we may have a simple cron job that would do rpm -e `rpm -qa|grep
> packageexpired` on a regular basis to remove the obsolete stuff.


It works by building an empty package that marks the upgrade target
and immediately gets obsoleted by said target. There is nothing to
clean up then.

Patryk Zawadzki
I solve problems.

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