[Rpm-metadata] files listings

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Oct 22 15:00:11 UTC 2003

> Header+payload md5 digest is unique but has the following drawbacks:
>     a) id is too unique, the file lists will need to be regenerated each 
> time the package is rebuilt.

well they'll probably need to be regnerated anyway
>     b) is rpm specific.
nevra is rpm specific? I thought debs had nevra too.

> There are issues with directories that are created, but are not "owned", 
> by a package that can/will
> cause confusion.

how is that different than dealing with the file lists from rpm now?


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