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

Jeff Licquia jeff at licquia.org
Wed Feb 27 22:37:13 UTC 2008

Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
> Dan Kegel wrote:
>> 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.

There had also been talk of a simple dependency checker, which seemed to 
me to be a bit complex for a command-line tool.

But, that said, if we can come up with a good way to do that on the 
command line, that's OK.  And even with an API, we might have a 
command-line tool as an option.

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