[CentOS-devel] Question re RPM Package Naming
rodrigob at darkover.org
Wed Apr 18 02:23:51 UTC 2007
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On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 11:51:29AM +1000, Les Bell wrote:
> When building RPM's for CentOS, should I include ".el5.centos" in the
> Release field? I recently built (you might remember) pdftk-1.12-1.i386.rpm
> and have made it available for testing and inclusion in the Centos repos.
> However, when trying to find RPM's, I find it helpful if the package
> filename includes the distro and distro version number. I can easily
> produce "pdftk-1.12-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm" and other related files, but is
> this kosher? Or is the ".el5.centos" designation reserved for official
> releases, post-QA?
My suggestion would be .el5.lesbell.XXX.rpm, at it will both identify
the distro and the source of the package.
"Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
"Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)
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