Package popt-1.7.1-1 ready for review

Dario Alcocer
Thu May 22 12:39:00 GMT 2003

On Thu, May 22, 2003 at 01:28:36PM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Having looked at the rpm cvs repository, I can see that popt is treated so
> much as a subproject of rpm, that I'm surprised they even bother with a
> separate version number.
> Also, looking at, it seems that they have stopped providing
> detached popt tarballs since 1.7.

Yeah, I was curious about that too.

> Actually, you might consider popt-1.8 / rpm-4.2 .
> I have a self-built rpm-4.2 on my machine - I've attached my (crude) patch
> in case it can be of any use to you. The patch is against 4.1.1, but it
> applied without rejects to 4.2, so I didn't bother regenerating it. In
> addition to applying the patch, it was also necessary to delete or rename
> the internal elfutils directory.

Do you know if I can build shared library versions of the RPM
development libraries with this patch?

Dario Alcocer -- Sr. Software Developer, Helix Digital Inc. --

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