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Re: [opensuse-factory] status: distribution
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2009 10:30:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <200909071030.37717.aj@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 06 September 2009 21:54:29 Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
On Tue, 1 Sep 2009, Stephan Kulow wrote:
We checked in rpm 4.7 last week to be compatible with Fedora again

Is this why my FACTORY update today is that large? It seems that
basically all packages get updated, even ones that have not seen a
change to their sources for a long time like the following (dates
in brackets are those of the last ChangeLog entry):

Installing: translation-update-11.1-1.5 [Mar 16 2009]
Installing: susehelp_en-2007.08.22-123.4 [May 30 2008]
Installing: susehelp_de-2007.08.22-123.4 [May 30 2008]

The package diff shows that the rpm gives different output for RPMVERSION and
we currently check for that:

compare /.build.oldpackages/susehelp-2007.08.22-123.3.src.rpm
/usr/src/packages/SRPMS/susehelp-2007.08.22-123.4.src.rpm
--- /tmp/tmp.A7Vh7ktu3w 2009-08-30 15:52:59.000000000 +0000
+++ /tmp/tmp.mGixUc59bs 2009-08-30 15:52:59.000000000 +0000
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@
<suse@xxxxxxx>
GPL v2 or later GPL v2 or later
Documentation/SUSE (none) (none) (none) (none)
- (none) 4.4.2.3 (none)
+ (none) 4.7.1 (none)
cpio gzip 9

Installing: release-notes-openSUSE-11.2.0-1.4 [Feb 23 2009]
Installing: ralink-firmware-1.0-50.5 [Jun 02 2008]
Installing: providers-2006.11.21-106.39 [Nov 21 2006]
Installing: poppler-data-0.2.1-3.5 [Oct 03 2008]
Installing: myspell-german-20071211-1.3 [Jul 31 2009]
Installing: myspell-american-20060207-1.3 [Jul 31 2009]

Or would that be something different?

Assuming there are no material changes, would there have been some
way to avoid those updates?

The question is whether build-compare should look at the rpm version or not.
Coolo, what do you think?

Andreas
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