Bug 985020 - explain types of rpm packages (what are they for)
explain types of rpm packages (what are they for)
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora Documentation
Classification: Fedora
Component: packager-guide (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Petr Kovar
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Reported: 2013-07-16 10:59 EDT by bvoperdf21
Modified: 2017-12-14 04:17 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-12-14 04:17:35 EST
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Description bvoperdf21 2013-07-16 10:59:49 EDT
Description of problem:
First I'd like to thank for the awesome documentaions available.
Also +1 for the export function (PDF,html-single,...).
Looking at the packagers guide I missed some information.
It would be nice if you also tell what kind of rpm packages are out there.
What I found so far:
.rpm
.src.rpm
.debugsource....
.debuginfo....

For example I still don't know if the debugsource is needed when using gdb for
debugging or if the debuginfo package is enough.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):Edition 18.0.1


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Steps to Reproduce:
1.go to http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Draft_Documentation/0.1/html/Packagers_Guide/index.html
2.read everything


Actual results: no description of the defferent types of rpm packages


Expected results: find description of the defferent types of rpm packages and
  what they are used for/by.



Additional info: would be nice to have this
Comment 1 Petr Kovar 2017-12-14 04:17:35 EST
This guide is no longer being developed and has been deprecated in favor of https://github.com/redhat-developer/rpm-packaging-guide/.

Closing all issues here.

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