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Re: [Bug 226377] Merge Review: rpm



On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 01:34:59PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 19:31:48 +0200
> Axel Thimm <Axel Thimm ATrpms net> wrote:
> 
> > As Panu nicely outlined, if rpm5 was to be in Fedora and not to
> > disrupt normal rpm/yum/etc operation it would be quite useless (it
> > wouldn't even know about the packages installed on this system).
> 
> It could be useful to use in creating chroots, or installs into
> different installroots that aren't your system root.  There is plenty
> of usefulness and can prove as a tool for technical review of rpm5
> without messing with your system.

That sounds more like using the tarball though. If a software's use is
only restricted to looking onto it in a chroot or perform limited
operation with is as to not shoot away the rest of the system it
should not be a yum install bomb away from your fingertipps (well, not
your, but the users')
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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