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Re: Epoch + snort sponser



On 5/9/05, Daniel Wittenberg <daniel-wittenberg starken com> wrote:
> The new snort RPM's are about ready, but am wondering about stripping
> the Epoch out.  I've noticed when I build RPM's without the Epoch then I
> can't simply 'rpm -Fvh' the rpm, it doesn't see it as an upgrade.  If I
> put the Epoch back in the spec then it'll update just fine.
> 
> Ideas on how to safely get rid of the Epoch?  Or am I just stuck with it
> there forever?
> 
> Since snort is about ready to roll out the new version + new RPM's I'd
> like to see if we can get it in Extras now if someone wants to help...
> 

I am interested in helping. I have been building the snort.org.spec
files for a bit for our use, and would know most its workings.
However.. havent done the QA process here yet.



-- 
Stephen J Smoogen.
CSIRT/Linux System Administrator


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