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Re: [opensuse] WARNING! re latest update to OpenOffice from Novell
  • From: Anders Johansson <ajohansson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2009 13:31:27 +0100
  • Message-id: <200901311331.27177.ajohansson@xxxxxxx>
On Saturday 31 January 2009 13:24:11 Rajko M. wrote:
On Saturday 31 January 2009 05:42:41 am Anders Johansson wrote:
Seriously, if you are going to use packages from the build service,
letting the packager know about problems - instead of just reinstalling
the old version and complaining on mailing lists - gives you a far better
chance of making things work

Where to find name of packager as normal user?
I think that is known, but still not solved problem.

You're right that there is no one-stop solution, but there are a few options

Some packagers (too few) set the rpm PACKAGER variable

rpm -q --qf "%{PACKAGER}\n" packagename

The changelog is also a place to look. Not all packagers add their changes to
it, but they should

rpm -q --changelog packagename|head

I thought there was a way to report bugs against OBS projects in bugzilla, but
I can't find it at the moment.

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