[PATCH 0/5] rmpvercmp split + updates

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Fri May 17 05:38:18 PDT 2013

On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 5:34 AM, Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at err.no> wrote:
>> ]] Dan Nicholson
>>> Here are some patches to make rpmvercmp easier to compare with upstream
>>> and to catch up to recent changes. Moving the code to a separate file
>>> makes sense so that it's not intertwined with pkg-config code and the
>>> formatting can be made consistent with upstream. The diff to upstream is
>>> quite small after these changes. The last patch might not want to be
>>> applied right now since it represents a change to the pkg-config
>>> metadata syntax.
>> I am happy with the ~ as a less-than-null-string separator, so I'd be
>> happy to see that go in.
>> Apart from that, looks reasonable to me, so please apply. :-)
> Yeah, I certainly like the feature. I've just been trying to avoid
> changing the metadata since there's no means to handle compatibility
> now. I actually opened a bug about the spec and started working on it
> yesterday.
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=63747
> I wonder if it isn't worth waiting to get the current behavior spec'd.

I pushed the first 4 patches. I'd prefer to wait on the ~ change, but
if you'd really like to get it in I'll apply it.


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