[Sugar-devel] Full Licence field

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Mon Mar 23 11:09:54 EDT 2009

Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 04:58:11AM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
>>> Now, if there were a clever way to handle this behind the scenes so that
>>> these license files were not duplicated if they were identical, but
>>> instead, symlinked to the license files in a generic license rpm, I
>>> might be more interested. (If they weren't bit for bit identical, it
>>> wouldn't be symlinked).
>> /usr/sbin/hardlink -c /usr/share/doc
>> is pretty close to what you want.
> Yes, but if you have %license support in rpm where all %license files
> would
> 1) not be excluded with --excludedocs

> 2) for rpm -V ignore timestamp verification
Timestamps are irrelevant, because you want to merge files with 
identical contents.

b) license-wise irrelevant - Contents matters, not timestamps.

c) Generally irrelevant in rpm.


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