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Re: New package: rpm-4.1-1

On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 10:43:52AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 11:57:38PM -0700, Dario Alcocer wrote:
> >On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 02:24:43PM +0800, David Huang wrote:
> >
> >> I have installed rpm, rpm-build and rpm-doc from net releases, but
> >> I can't find /usr/include/rpm*.h and /usr/lib/lib*. Dose it miss a
> >> package rpm-devel? And looks like librpm, librpmbuild, librpmio and
> >> librpmdb were built in static lib format, why not buld them in DLL
> >> format? The .exe files are too big.
> >
> >Yes, you're correct; I've put off an rpm-devel package until I can build
> >shared library versions of the RPM libraries, and that should happen in
> >the next few weeks, although I can't promise anything.
> If we're missing header files are we still GPL compliant or isn't RPM GPLed?

Yes, I believe so, because I've not released the development shared
libraries; since I'm not distributing these particular binaries from the
package, we should be OK (I guess, IANAL.)

Anyway, the original rpm-4.1 tarball is in the Cygwin source package, so
if anyone else *really* wants them, they're available.

Dario Alcocer -- Sr. Software Developer, Helix Digital Inc. --

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