Patching an RPM - non source
giomac at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 22:18:12 UTC 2013
Similar thing is delta rpm (.drpm), but you will need full rpm files for
both versions to have a diff.
On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 8:57 PM, devzero2000 <pinto.elia at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 5:40 PM, James R Maxwell <jrmaxwell at raytheon.com>
> > We are in the process of creating some RPMs and I have a question.
> > If we create a RPM from non source code, such as derived objects in
> > clearcase (such as module_a-22.214.171.124-a.noarch.rpm) and need to patch the
> > items in this RPM, how do we structrue the patch RPM? and what do we call
> > this patched RPM?
> With o without source, there is no concept of patch RPM, in the sense
> that I suppose you mean (exist in other package manager - mostly
> proprietary) . Patch RPM was another concept in the past in the RPM
> Whether you use a single package or subpackage, make the change in the
> original spec, update the version, and updates the rpm.
> > Thank you
> > Jim
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