[Rpm-maint] [Rpm-announce] RPM 4.14.0 released!

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 20:16:07 UTC 2017

On 12 October 2017 at 11:22, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> wrote:
> In short, RPM 4.14.0 is out now. It's not quite what we originally had in
> mind - some things we planned for didn't make it, but perhaps more
> importantly, it's actually a whole lot MORE than we ever could've
> anticipated.
> Some highlights:
> - Major revamp of debuginfo packages
>   - Debuginfo packages are parallel installable
>   - Debuginfo can be split to subpackages and separate source package
>   - Debugedit supports string/line table rewriting
> - Major macro engine changes to sanitize and improve the "language"
>   - Parametric macro arguments are expanded and quotable
>   - Scoping is enforced for automatic macros
>   - Buggy "block level" scoping is gone, only macros defined inside
>     parametric macros are considered local
> - Major rewrite of package/header reading and signature checking to
>   utilize a single codepath
> - Support for with/without/unless rich dependencies
> - A configurable mode to conserve SSD disks
> - Experimental LMDB database backend
> ...and I'm sure I missed several things worth being on that list, because
> there's an absolutely *huge* amount of enhancements and fixes all over the
> place, from over 20 contributors. For details and download information, head
> over to
>         http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.14.0

Can you create the proper tag in the rpm-4.14.x branch?
(or push it if it already exists on your machine)

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