[Rpm-maint] RPM released!

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at redhat.com
Thu Sep 18 11:49:38 UTC 2014

Hot on the heels of 4.12.0 cometh dot paperbag, sigh...

The reason for this .1 release is that RPMTAG_ARCHIVESIZE (and 
RPMTAG_LONGARCHIVESIZE where relevant) are miscalculated in 4.12.0 and 
all its pre-releases: the size is short by cpio trailer. The archive 
size value is generally only used for progress meters and the like so 
its not very critical issue, but rpm2cpio in recent rpm versions will 
exit with an error code on affected packages, and ... well, the value IS 

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On behalf of the rpm-team,

	- Panu -

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