[Mageia-discuss] Mandriva is switching to rpm5, and other news

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 3 11:06:07 CET 2010

On 3 December 2010 11:43, Thomas Backlund <tmb at iki.fi> wrote:
> Maarten Vanraes skrev 3.12.2010 03:01:
>> well, i'm not adverse to cooperation, but RPM5 is in my opinion FAR too
>> unstable to be used for use on our first release.
>> I would say, let mandriva find the bugs first and let it give rpm5 a
>> testrun
>> with their users; by the time we hit our second release, we will have a
>> for
>> sure stable version of it.
> Yeah,
> Current rpm5 breaks even its own db _way_ too easy leaving a mess...
> Let mdv cope with the breakage....
> As important package rpm is, we want it rock solid.
> Time will tell...
> --
> Thomas

Agreed, even if Mageia switches to rpm5 that shouldn't happen now at
all; everyone is working on setting up the bases, many other tasks to
worry about / work on already. :)

Ahmad Samir

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