[CentOS-devel] Question re RPM Package Naming
rodrigob at darkover.org
Wed Apr 18 06:37:21 UTC 2007
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On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 02:36:15AM -0300, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> > > to blame will know to use "rpm -qi" to track the packager down. In any
> > > case, that leaves an ambiguity; is the package for the OUP's el5, or
> > CentOS
> > > el5?
> > Since it is not an official package of either of them, it really makes
> > no difference, does it ?
> > <<
> > Ah - I guess that answers my question: I thought that the .centos part just
> > indicated that the RPM was built on/for Centos. But if it really means it's
> > an official package, that's an entirely different proposition.
> Yes. As I came to understand it, those are the official packages that differ
> from the one from OUP's.
Just to make sure no confusion arrises here: I'm not a member of the
CentOS team, so even tho I'm fairly certain my position regaring
the .centos part is correct, don't take it as canon.
"Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
"Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)
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