[CentOS-devel] perl-devel package

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Tue Aug 5 14:06:00 UTC 2008

--On Monday, August 04, 2008 9:30 PM -0400 Jeff Johnson <n3npq at mac.com> 

> Joe Orton is merely remarking that a patch in the "rawhide" branch
> does not help other branches like "f9", "f8", etc etc, ...
> Do the math: Maintaining a patch in a "rawhide" spec file that never
> appears in other, commonly used branches of a VCS is pointless.

The raw Subversion tarball has autoconfig stuff to make it adapt to a wide 
variety of systems. Why is it so hard to get RPM to do the same thing, esp. 
on two distros that are so similar?

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