[Rpm-maint] RE: [lsb-discuss] [packaging] RFC: Berlin Packaging API

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Wed Feb 27 22:26:51 UTC 2008

lsb-discuss-bounces at lists.linux-foundation.org wrote:
> Subject: Re: [lsb-discuss] [packaging] RFC: Berlin Packaging API
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 1:01 PM, Jeff Licquia <jeff at licquia.org>
> wrote: 
>>  https://www.linux-foundation.org/en/Berlin_Packaging_API
>>  This page now contains a straw-man API proposal.  My intent is to
>>  implement this proposal for RPM and dpkg once it passes muster, and
>>  propose the API for inclusion into RPM and dpkg.
> First, I''m not sure I agree that anything like this is needed.
> Second, even if it is needed, I would have assumed that
> a commandline interface would be more appropriate.

more recent talk had been about something that wasn't
an embedded ABI, yes.  I think more in the nature of
"here's a filelist, in case you want to do something
with it", which seems like it would be okay as a commandline
type thing.

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