Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-buildservice (140 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Comprehensive, up to date rpm documentation
On 19 July 2012 09:30, Isaac Hailperin <i.hailperin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I am trying to get into the details of rpm building and was looking for a
comprehensive documentation, reflecting the latest changes and developments
of rpm.

So far I have found lots of docs, including "maximum rpm" [1], which is
quite comprehensive, but not really up to date.
Then there is the fedora documentation [2], which seems more up to date, but
rather fedora specific.

I was looking for THE definite source of rpm documentation. Have I missed

Not really. RPM documentation is just bad.

The Fedora docs aren't so Fedora specific, you can basically trust them.
For the more openSUSE specific macros look at your /etc/rpm/ directory
(depends on having some packages installed). And also at

For the latest developments, just read the release notes:

Then, after a few years of packaging, you get used to it...
To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse-buildservice+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To contact the owner, e-mail: opensuse-buildservice+owner@xxxxxxxxxxxx

< Previous Next >
Follow Ups