[CentOS-devel] Reality V/s Fantasy

Douglas McClendon

dmc.centos at filteredperception.org
Thu Dec 2 04:15:46 UTC 2010

On 12/01/2010 09:14 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 19:33, Douglas McClendon
> <dmc.centos at filteredperception.org>  wrote:
>> so all you have in source control is srpms?
>> are many of them 100% unmodified from upstream other than renaming the
>> file (if that)?
> Files are generally not renamed. What needs to be done is
> a) Look through compiled items for trademarks in images and documents.
> b) Look in source code to see where those images may be called or implanted.
> c) all corner cases not covered by a or b
> For a) it requires a source code change as a patch in the source RPM
> as the trademark would still be distributed for b) it requires a patch
> to say from
> a href="redhat.png" ->  a href="centos.png"
> c) usually comes up as requiring a request to Karanbir of whether this
> covers a problem or not.
> To get an idea of what is changed in a release look at all the
> .src.rpms in say CentOS-5 with .centos.src.rpm in them.

ahh.  I didn't see your message when crafting my response.  Just now I 
looked back at the c5 srpm list and noticed that the example I chose was 
actually surrounded by examples absent the .centos suffix.

That clears things up a lot I think.  So the ones without the .centos 
suffix are entirely unchanged from upstream.  Got it.


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