[CentOS-devel] Question re RPM Package Naming

Rodrigo Barbosa 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.

Best Regards,

- -- 
Rodrigo Barbosa
"Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
"Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)

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