Subject: Re: pkg vs. rpm
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/29/1998 13:54:33
On Tue, 29 Dec 1998, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
: + list of files belonging to a package aren't stored on a per-package
: base, but rather are stored in one place, allowing mapping of a single
: file back to it's package (so you can find out which package a file
: belongs to)
I consider this a (-) because it has the potential to be a SPOF.
I don't see much real advantage here; something like grep across the various
CONTENTS would work for us.
: + Absolute paths in file lists, relocated if necessary -> allows for
: packages to span more than one base-dir
Um, we are supposed to allow for this.
: - Copyright.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal email@example.com; Bus. firstname.lastname@example.org)