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Re: Best practices wrt. Changelog entries in spec file (upstream vs. specfile)



On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 17:51 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 10:12 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> > >>>>> "PH" == Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> writes:
> > 
> > PH> Try fedora-extract from fedora-rpmdevtools.
> > 
> > At least for extracting RPMs, it doesn't seem much different from
> > rpm2cpio|cpio -mumble, or am I missing something?
> > 
> > Even if it just does that, I'd probably use it just so I don't have to
> > read the cpio manpage again.
> 
> That's why I use it :-)

Another reason to use it instead of rpm2cpio | cpio is that it extracts
into a subdir instead of dumping stuff into $PWD.  Of course, whether
that's actually desirable depends on the case.


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