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Bug 18768 - RPM v4 not documented at www.rpm.org!
RPM v4 not documented at www.rpm.org!
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-10-09 23:57 EDT by Deven T. Corzine
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-09 23:57:06 EDT
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Description Deven T. Corzine 2000-10-09 23:57:00 EDT
Why does Red Hat Linux 7.0 use RPM version 4.0, yet www.rpm.org only
describes 3.0.4?
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-05-21 15:59:07 EDT
rpm-4.0 has been documented at http://www.rpm.org for at least the last month
Comment 2 Deven T. Corzine 2001-05-21 16:31:26 EDT
Okay, maybe it's been documented for the past month.  I filed this bug report
over SEVEN months ago -- why was it ignored for so long?  (Do you really expect
people to bother reporting bugs if the reports are going to be ignored?)
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2001-05-21 16:36:06 EDT
No, 7 months is a long time.

Meanwhile, you're assuming that I have something to do with www.rpm.org,
and that hasn't been the case until recently. bugzilla is for reporting
bugs against packages, not about problems with Red Hat peripheral services.
Comment 4 Deven T. Corzine 2001-05-21 17:30:14 EDT
I don't assume anything about you, since I don't know you.  All I'm assuming is
that someone should respond to bug reports in this system in a more timely
manner, even if it's only to say "go talk to so-and-so instead."  The fact that
it took over 7 months to receive a response makes it much less likely that I'll
report the next bug I discover.

I did consider this an indirect problem with the package, though.  It didn't
seem right to be using a version of RPM that nobody else could get without using
Red Hat 7.0 -- it became very difficult to try to rebuild rawhide packages for
Red Hat 6.2, for example...

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