[Mageia-sysadm] Package removal request
boklm at mars-attacks.org
Wed Feb 9 18:09:34 CET 2011
On Wed, 09 Feb 2011, Michael Scherer wrote:
> Le mercredi 09 février 2011 à 17:57 +0100, nicolas vigier a écrit :
> > On Wed, 09 Feb 2011, Thierry Vignaud wrote:
> > > btw will we got access to rpmctl or some other tool in order to do this?
> > > So that people got mails too when packages got removed, not only when
> > > packages got uploaded?
> > Yes, we should provide a tool like this. I don't know if we should use
> > rpmctl, or clean it, or use something else.
> rpmctl does
> 1) depend on mkcd library
> 2) too much things ( 1200 lines of perl )
> 3) cannot be reused as we do not know what is running on raoh
> 4) planned to be rewritten ( ask to ennael )
> 5) is not ldap aware
> 6) still say Mandrakelinux :)
> @params = (
> [ "", "rpmctl", 0, "[options]",
> "Mandrakelinux rpm control tool",
> I would rather a saner tool, really.
That's what I was thinking, but didn't know all the exact reasons :)
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