Bug 53623 - rpmdiff doesn't seem to work
rpmdiff doesn't seem to work
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm-build (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2001-09-13 05:30 EDT by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-13 05:30:06 EDT
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Description Jens Petersen 2001-09-13 05:30:02 EDT
Description of Problem:
rpmdiff seems broken and not do anything useful

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
% /usr/lib/rpm/rpmdiff mozilla-chat-

Actual Results:
/usr/lib/rpm/rpmdiff: Error parsing header in rpm file:
mozilla-chat-, record number: 0.

Expected Results:
comparison of rpm's content should appear
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2002-07-01 13:57:46 EDT
Both rpmdiff and rpmdiff.cgi are eliminated, fix should
be in rpm-4.1-0.39 and later
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2002-07-08 06:12:01 EDT
Not quite the fix I had in mind, but anyway...

A nice set of powerful rpm utils would really be something
very useful.

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