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Re: Test releases of rpm-4.2 and rpm-4.1.1

On Fri, 2003-03-07 at 18:56, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> I've just put test releases for rpm-4.2 and rpm-4.1.1 at
> 	ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/test-4.2
> and
> 	ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/test-4.1.1
> rpm-4.2 packages were compiled for the latest distro.
> rpm-4.1.1 packages were compiled on Red Hat 8.0 and 7.3.
> Note: rpm-4.1.1 is the same code base as rpm-4.2 with
> 	a) Berkeley db-4.1.25 built without --enable-posixmutexes
> 	(i.e. no NPTL locks)
> 	b) internal dependency generator disabled in configuration.
> 	c) a couple of symbols necessary for drop in ABI compatibility
> 	on Red Hat 8.0 included.
> 	d) identical sonames to rpm-4.1 on Red Hat 8.0.
> 	e) a few bleeding edge pyhton modules left out
> and possibly a few other details that I'm forgetting.
> rpm-4.2 is the next release of rpm.
> The goal of rpm-4.1.1 is drop-in ABI compatible errata package(s) that
> fix the missed SIGCHLD/SIGPIPE problems(s), and has functioning --relocate.
> I'd be interested in hearing bug reports, at http://bugzilla.redhat.com please.
> Any and all help appreciated.
> 73 de Jeff
Does this need a different version of redhat-rpm-config?

Ted Kaczmarek <tedkaz@optonline.net>

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