[Rpm-maint] [Rpm-announce] RPM 4.14.0 released!
ngompa13 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 22:08:57 UTC 2017
On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 2:44 AM, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 10/12/2017 11:16 PM, Thierry Vignaud wrote:
>> 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
>>> 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
>>> place, from over 20 contributors. For details and download information,
>>> over to
>> Can you create the proper tag in the rpm-4.14.x branch?
>> (or push it if it already exists on your machine)
> Yeah, realized yesterday evening I'd forgotten to tag it. And forgotten all
> about it again this morning, so thanks for the reminder :)
> Tagged & pushed now,
Did you mean to not push the commit into the rpm-4.14.x branch? I
still don't see it there. Also, rpm-4.14.0 isn't marked as the latest
release on GitHub, and the commit that the tag is associated with
appears to be orphaned (it is not associated with any branch).
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