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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Building packages with linking a license from licenses.rpm
  • From: Richard Guenther <rguenther@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 18:31:49 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0707241830520.10096@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 24 Jul 2007, Michael Schroeder wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 24, 2007 at 05:50:03PM +0200, Michal Marek wrote:
> > Michael Schroeder wrote:
> > > Btw, "a0b00c" == "a00b0c" for the solver, so you can't guarantee
> > > the md5sums are really the same. But chances are good ;-)
> > 
> > Even in names (not versions or releases)?
> 
> Oh, sorry, no it doesn't do that in names. (But I wouldn't
> do it in names, "Provide: licensemd5 = md5sum" is cleaner.
> See the kernel provides.)

That way you have to make sure to "invent" unique names, like
gplv2-with-old-fsf-address and gplv2-with-new-fsf-address.

I would stick it to the license name for this reason (the md5sum
should never change).

Richard.

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Richard Guenther <rguenther@xxxxxxx>
Novell / SUSE Labs
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - Nuernberg - AG Nuernberg - HRB 16746 - GF: Markus Rex
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