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Re: EPEL meeting summary/minutes - 2009-07-17



On 07/19/2009 04:11 AM, inode0 wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Jesse Keating<jkeating j2solutions net> wrote:
>> On Jul 18, 2009, at 15:07, inode0 <inode0 gmail com> wrote:
>>> As far as a script helping goes it would only help if it were provided
>>> by Red Hat has part of RHEL. Otherwise it would not be available
>>> universally as not everyone uses any particular 3rd party repo. And if
>>> they (Red Hat) would agree to such a thing, unlikely I think, it might
>>> as well be part of rpm, like rpm -q
>>> --where-the-heck-did-this-come-from package.
>>
>> Or perhaps a bug reporting URL field in each rpm. Accessable via rpm -qi or
>> a targetted query.
> 
> Correct. But while fixing the issue of identifying the source of an
> rpm inside rpm is appealing in the long term, it isn't going to help
> the world as it exists today. Such an RFE would probably take a couple
> of years to get into RHEL and would not be likely to be backported.

Can you file it now, nevertheless?

Rahul


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