Fwd: Filtering question

Alec Leamas leamas.alec at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 15:45:56 UTC 2012


On 06/21/2012 05:16 PM, Paul Howarth wrote:
> On 06/21/2012 03:53 PM, Alec Leamas wrote:
>> On 06/21/2012 04:04 PM, Paul Howarth wrote:
>>> [cut]
>>> The filtering page on the wiki is rather out of date as it pre-dates
>>> rpm 4.9 (F-15 onwards), which includes a native filtering mechanism
>>> and doesn't require that the internal dependency generator be turned
>>> off, and is therefore safe to use on packages containing binaries.
>>
>> Ouch! And thanks! This has cost Richard (the submitter) quite some time.
>>
>> Any chance that you, who seems to know this stuff, could update the
>> wiki? Or at least just insert a warning it's outdated? I know I could
>> that myself, and I will unless someone else does. But it's always an
>> advantage to know what you are talking about ;)
>
> That would have to go through the packaging committee, as the 
> Packaging: pages have restricted edit access.
>
> I could write up a draft but it'll take quite a while to get round to 
> it as I'm really busy at work at the moment.
>
> Paul.
Sorry, I missed it was part of the core guidelines. Should have known 
that :(

--alec


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