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Re: FC3 rpm behavior change

On Oct 30, 2004, "Nathan G. Grennan" <fedora-devel-list cygnusx-1 org> wrote:

>> Personally, I don't like the change either.  That said, I don't think
>> the change was made after the freeze.  I think it was only documented
>> after the freeze, just because that's the time when people get
>> together to figure out what should have been in the test release notes
>> all along but wasn't.  If anything, kudos for documenting such a big
>> and controversial change so openly.  I hope it's eventually reverted,
>> but, meanwhile, people at least know what to add to their rpmrc files
>> to get the old behavior back.

> Where is the rpmrc changes necessary documented? I don't see it in
> http://testing.fedora.redhat.com/tree/i386/os/RELEASE-NOTES-en.html

They aren't.  I thought --replacefiles was mentioned in there (which
wasn't exactly the same as saying `add this to your .rpmrc', but close
enough), but checking back, I see it isn't.  Would you please file a
bug report against fedora-release about it?

Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva {redhat com, gcc.gnu.org}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva {lsd ic unicamp br, gnu.org}

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