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Re: [Fwd: rpm and patching]



On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 06:56:54PM +0530, Manjula wrote:
> With RPM packaging, I will not be able to deploy patches i.e., only the
> modified files.

There is no way to distribute binary patches via RPM, at least not using the
standard RPM.


> I have to ship the full package but the user with -U option can only
> install the modified files.

Only the files you build are in the RPM, yes.


> I did see some "patch" command which can be used in the header section
> i.e.,
> preamble section.
> Will I be able to build patch from this?

This is used to include *source* patches.



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