[CentOS-devel] a strange (new?) feature in rhel-6

Marcus Moeller mail at marcus-moeller.de
Sat Jul 31 10:11:16 UTC 2010


> i'm just accidentally recognize that on rhel-6:
> ----------------------------------------------
> # rpm -qpi rhnsd-4.9.3-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
> warning: rhnsd-4.9.3-2.el6.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 signature:
> NOKEY, key ID f21541eb
> Name        : rhnsd                        Relocations: (not relocatable)
> Version     : 4.9.3                             Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
> Release     : 2.el6                         Build Date: Wed 24 Mar 2010
> 03:11:14 PM CET
> Install Date: (not installed)               Build Host:
> ls20-bc2-13.build.redhat.com
> Group       : System Environment/Base       Source RPM:
> rhnsd-4.9.3-2.el6.src.rpm
> Size        : 92865                            License: GPLv2
> Signature   : RSA/8, Tue 20 Apr 2010 07:50:37 PM CEST, Key ID
> 938a80caf21541eb
> Packager    : Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
> URL         : https://fedorahosted.org/spacewalk
> Summary     : CentOS Network query daemon
> Description :
> The CentOS Update Agent that automatically queries the CentOS
> Network servers and determines which packages need to be updated on
> your machine, and runs any actions.
> ----------------------------------------------
> did you see the strange thing? (i run ths command on a centos system)
> so if centos just rebuild the same src.rpm then do not need to modify
> the package and the spec! (ok this pacakge won't be included in centos
> anyway, just an example) since in that case the buildhost and vendor
> changed because of the build system and the summary and other part will
> change "automagically" even if the spec file contains _hard coded_ "Red
> Hat". this can save same useless work..

Seems to be pushed directly from Spacewalk repos. Guess they might
'fix' it before release.


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