Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 62205
rpm enhancement request
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:01 EDT
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Description of problem:
Would like to see the following in RPM (not evident in 3.0.6, included with
--> Means of distinguishing locale-specifc files, such as message catalogs and
the ability to selectively include/exclude them during installation. E.g.:
rpm -i --locale=en_US ...
--> Means of uninstalling only documentation (and irrelevent local-specific)
components to reduce an installation's footprint. E.g.: rpm --trim --docs --
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Locale specific file installation is controlled by
# A colon separated list of desired locales to be installed;
# "all" means install all locale specific files.
echo "C:%en" >> /etc/rpm/macros
does the trick.
Reinstalling a package with --excludedocs --force
has the same effect as your --trim