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Re: RPM file list generation

From: Adam Fedor
Subject: Re: RPM file list generation
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 11:06:20 -0700

Nicola Pero wrote:
> To generate an rpm, the biggest task (actually, the only non trivial one)
> is to build the `file list'.  The file list is the list of files which are
> to be included in the rpm and installed/removed when the rpm is
> installed/removed.

Sounds like a great idea.

> It would be much easier for the great public to install from separate rpms
> (make, base, gui+xgps), rather than a big source code.

That's my idea also, particularly since we now have separate 'products',
e.g. the core package and the 'non-gui' package, which contain some of
the same components.

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