[Rpm-maint] RPM 4.11.0 beta1 released

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 20:09:48 UTC 2013

On 11 December 2012 10:48, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> wrote:
> As nothing out of the ordinary has come up, here comes 4.11 beta, well on
> schedule. There aren't any big changes since alpha, just various minor
> tweaks and fixes here and there, including those that went into 4.10.2.
> Here's a brief summary of changes between 4.11 alpha and beta:
> - Fix signature checking (regression introduced in 4.10.0)
> - Fix --setperms (regression introduced in 4.10.0)
> - Fix double-free on %caps in spec (regression introduced in 4.11 alpha)
> - Fix rpm2cpio.sh locale dependent behavior (breakage) with gawk >= 4.0
> - Fix disk-space accounting wrt intermediate space requirement during
>   transaction on update and forced replace
> - Fix disk-space accounting wrt inodes (broken since forever)
> - Fix special %license files not getting marked as RPMFILE_LICENSE
> - Add --undefine cli-switch for undefining macros from the cli
> - Add --licensefiles cli-switch for querying license files
> - Add $RPM_CONFIGDIR/macros.d/ directory to default macro path
> - Various NSS-related cleanups and minor improvements
> As usual, the full details and download information can be found in the
> (draft) release notes at http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.11.0

BTW the draft release notes claims there was no API breakage but the removal of
RPMFILE_EXCLUDE & RPMFILE_UNPATCHED defines did need patching URPM & RPM4.

You may want to notice that a couple old obsolete defines were drop.
See you

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