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repotags and rpm default queryformat (was: Re: Changing the rpm default queryformat to include arch)



On 24.11.2007 10:46, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Nov 2007, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> 
>> Panu Matilainen wrote:
>>> The ugly part is that it makes parsing harder as you have to account for 
>>> the possibility of epoch being or not being there always, but OTOH you can 
>>> always pick your own queryformat if you don't want to deal with it.
>> Can't you unconditionally have a epoch number listed all the time? 0 if there 
>> is no epoch for that package.
> Obviously you CAN, but do you REALLY want to?

While at discussing rpm's default queryformat -- should we get the
information where a packages comes from integrated *somewhere* (maybe no
"rpm -q") in the output from rpm or yum as well to finally solve the old
"repotags are useful" vs. "repotags are evil" debate?

CU
knurd


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