popt and patch policy

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 19:16:37 PDT 2006


On 4/4/06, Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs at swbell.net> wrote:
> Archaic wrote:
> > Was looking at popt and wondered if following debian's versioning system
> > was a good thing or not. Also wondered about using a patch straight from
> > debian as opposed to making an lfs-style patch and calling it
> > fixes-1.patch. Any opinions?
>
> Using a debian patch is OK if it works for us.

Why not just use the new version from the actual maintainer:

ftp://jbj.org/pub/rpm-4.4.x/popt-1.10.4.tar.gz

Jeff Johnson is the RPM maintainer.  I've been using this for my
latest builds, and it seems to work fine.

--
Dan



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