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Re: RPMs forward compatibility between releases



On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 03:18:54 +0100
Kevin Kofler wrote:

> But even that will not work with RPMs from Fedora 11 or (in the future)
> newer on Fedora 9 or older. Even the SRPMs have the new checksum format
> (SHA256 instead of MD5) which requires at least Fedora 10 with updates to
> interpret. (It's possible to manually unpack the SRPM using file-roller or
> Krusader though, which bypasses the checksum validations.)

I'm hoping that I will continue to be able to compile pdftk on new Fedora
releases.  That's one piece of software that I would really hate to not have
available.

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