Adding Features / Components of a software to RPM database
JJacob at flexerasoftware.com
Wed Mar 3 04:38:26 UTC 2010
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Subject: Re: Adding Features / Components of a software to RPM database
On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 7:32 AM, Jiju Jacob <JJacob at flexerasoftware.com>
> I am a java developer and I have a doubt regarding RPM.
> I have an installation of a software (Java based installer) and in our
> product, we have several features and each feature has multiple
> At runtime, the user gets to select which features /components he
> install, and we install these in the user selected machine. For users
> want a RPM registration, we register the product with the RPM
I think the usual thing it to build several RPMS and the users install
the ones they need. Note many packages have a "common" component and
a bunch of addons. See emacs, for example.
> I now have a new requirement of adding the names of
> installed to the RPM database. How do I do this?
> Note, we create a build spec for the software and then register to the
> database using the buildspec.
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